Quotes by Count Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna

Behold, my son, with what little wisdom the world is ruled.

Count Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna

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May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows your dead

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When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.

Honore' de Balzac

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.

G. K. Chesterton

People who know how to employ themselves, always find leisure moments, while those who do nothing are forever in a hurry.

Jeanne-Marie Roland

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.

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Into this Universe, and Why not knowing Nor Whence, like Water, willy-nilly flowing And out of it, as Wind along the Waste, I know not Wither, willy-nilly blowing.

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All we actually have is our body and its muscles that allow us to be under our own power.

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The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he makes so many of them.

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