5 Famous Quotes by Daniel Defoe
9/13/1660 - 4/24/1731
Also Known As:
Daniel Defoe Jr
Whenever God erects a house of prayer
The devil always builds a chapel there;
And 'twill be found, upon examination,
The latter has the largest congregation.
Quotes, by Daniel Defoe , Source: The True Born Englishman (pt. I, l. 1)
Great families of yesterday we show,
And lords whose parents were the Lord knows who.
Quotes, by Daniel Defoe , Source: The True-Born Englishman (part I, l. 372)
Wealth, howsoever got, in England makes lords of mechanics, gentlemen of rakes; Antiquity and birth are needless here; 'Tis impudence and money makes a peer.
Finance and economics
Quotes, by Daniel Defoe