Thomas Overbury Quotes

Who is Thomas Overbury?

Sir Thomas Overbury was an English poet and essayist, also known for being the victim of a murder which led to a scandalous trial.

Born January 01, 1581
Died September 14, 1613

Best Quotes by Thomas Overbury

“The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato – the best part under ground.”

Thomas Overbury

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