John Selden Quotes

Humility is a virtue all preach, none practice, and yet everybody is content to hear. The master thinks it good doctrine for his servant, the laity for the clergy, and the clergy for the laity.

John Selden

Abundance consists not alone in material possession, but in an uncovetous spirit.

John Selden

Abundance consists not alone in material possession, but in an uncovetous spirit

John Selden

Tis not the eating, nor \'tis not the drinking that is to be blamed, but the excess.

John Selden

Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to confute him

John Selden

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