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John Crowne Quotes


English dramatist
(1640 - 1712)

A fool, indeed, has great need of a title; it teaches men to call him count or duke, and thus forget his proper name of fool.
[Nobility]
 

War destroys men, but luxury destroys mankind; at once corrupts the body and the mind.
 

Who stabs my name would stab my person too, did not the hangman's axe lie in the way.
[Calumny]