William Cecil Burleigh Quotes

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William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley was an English statesman in the 16th century and the chief adviser of Queen Elizabeth I.

Born September 13, 1520
Died August 04, 1598

Best 8 Quotes by William Cecil Burleigh

“A man can buy nothing in the market with gentility.”

William Cecil Burleigh

“Don't borrow money from a neighbor or a friend, but of a stranger where, paying for it you shall hear of it no more.”

William Cecil Burleigh

“England can never be ruined except by a Parliament.”

William Cecil Burleigh

“Gravity must be natural and simple; there must be urbanity and tenderness in it. A man must not formalize on everything. He who does so is a fool; and a grave fool is, perhaps, more injurious than a light fool.”

William Cecil Burleigh

“Old age is the outpatient department of purgatory.”

William Cecil Burleigh

“Praise your children openly, reprove them secretly.”

William Cecil Burleigh

“Soldiers in peace are like chimneys in summer.”

William Cecil Burleigh

“Win hearts, and you have all men's hands and purses.”

William Cecil Burleigh