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5 Famous Quotes by William Alexander, Earl of Stirling
- 9/12/1640
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A pilot's part in calms cannot be spy'd, In dangerous times true worth is only tri'd.

Worth Quotes, by William Alexander, Earl of Stirling , Source: Doomes-day--The Fifth Houre

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Yet all that I have learn'd (hugh toyles now past) By long experience, and in famous schooles, Is but to know my ignorance at last, Who think themselves most wise are greatest fools.

Knowledge Quotes, by William Alexander, Earl of Stirling , Source: Recreation with the Muses (London, fol. 1637, p. 7)

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Knowledge is power.

Knowledge Quotes, by William Alexander, Earl of Stirling , Source: Recreation with the Muses (London, fol. 1637, p. 7)

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The white sail of his soul has rounded The promontory--death.

Death Quotes, by William Alexander, Earl of Stirling , Source: The Icebound Ship

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The deepest rivers make least din, The silent soule doth most abound in care.

Silence Quotes, by William Alexander, Earl of Stirling , Source: Aurora (song)

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