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Oliver Cromwell’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Oliver Cromwell, this article we look at Oliver Cromwell’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Oliver Cromwell.

He who stops being better stops being good.

Oliver Cromwell
He who stops being better stops being good.


A few honest men are better than numbers.

Oliver Cromwell
 A few honest men are better than numbers.


Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged.

Oliver Cromwell
Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged.


Necessity has no law.

Oliver Cromwell
Necessity has no law.


He who ceases to be better, ceases to be good.

Oliver Cromwell
 He who ceases to be better, ceases to be good.


A man never rises higher than when he does not know whither his path can still lead him.

Oliver Cromwell
 A man never rises higher than when he does not know whither his path can still lead him.


I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.

Oliver Cromwell
 I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.


The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.

Oliver Cromwell
 The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.


Some people have food, but no appetite; others have an appetite, but no food. I have both. The Lord be praised.

Oliver Cromwell
 Some people have food, but no appetite; others have an appetite, but no food. I have both. The Lord be praised.


A man-of-war is the best ambassador.

Oliver Cromwell
 A man-of-war is the best ambassador.


Those who stop being better stop being good.

Oliver Cromwellfree
 Those who stop being better stop being good.


WEEDS AND NETTLES, BRIARS AND THORNS, HAVE THRIVEN UNDER YOUR SHADOW, DISSETTLEMENT AND DIVISION, DISCONTENTMENT AND DISSATISFACTION, TOGETHER WITH REAL DANGERS TO THE WHOLE.

Oliver Cromwell
 WEEDS AND NETTLES, BRIARS AND THORNS, HAVE THRIVEN UNDER YOUR SHADOW, DISSETTLEMENT AND DIVISION, DISCONTENTMENT AND DISSATISFACTION, TOGETHER WITH REAL DANGERS TO THE WHOLE.


There isn’t a tree to hang a man, water to drown a man nor soil to bury a man

Oliver Cromwell
 There isn't a tree to hang a man, water to drown a man nor soil to bury a man


Royalty is but a feather in a man’s cap; let children enjoy their rattle.

Oliver Cromwell
Royalty is but a feather in a man's cap; let children enjoy their rattle.


No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.

Oliver Cromwell
No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.


I have not the particular shining bauble or feather in my cap for crowds to gaze at or kneel to, but I have power and resolution for foes to tremble at.

Oliver Cromwell
 I have not the particular shining bauble or feather in my cap for crowds to gaze at or kneel to, but I have power and resolution for foes to tremble at.


On becoming soldiers we have not ceased to be citizens.

Oliver Cromwell
 On becoming soldiers we have not ceased to be citizens.


For that which you mention concerning liberty of conscience, I meddle not with any man’s conscience.

Oliver Cromwell
 For that which you mention concerning liberty of conscience, I meddle not with any man's conscience.


Make the iron hot by striking it.

Oliver Cromwell
 Make the iron hot by striking it.


I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government.

Oliver Cromwell
 I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government.


My desire is to make what haste I can to be gone.

Oliver Cromwell
 My desire is to make what haste I can to be gone.


Who can love to walk in the dark? But providence doth often so dispose.

Oliver Cromwell
Who can love to walk in the dark? But providence doth often so dispose.


THE PEOPLE WOULD BE JUST AS NOISY IF THEY WERE GOING TO SEE ME HANGED.

Oliver Cromwell
 THE PEOPLE WOULD BE JUST AS NOISY IF THEY WERE GOING TO SEE ME HANGED.


I was by birth a gentleman, living neither in any considerable height nor yet in obscurity.

Oliver Cromwell
 I was by birth a gentleman, living neither in any considerable height nor yet in obscurity.

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