Daniel Defoe Quotes & Sayings

16 most famous Daniel Defoe quotes and sayings (journalist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Daniel Defoe Quotes
“It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“As covetousness is the root of all evil, so poverty is the worst of all snares.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“An Englishman will fairly drink as much As will maintain two families of Dutch.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“The best of men cannot suspend their fate: The good die early, and the bad die late.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“Pride the first peer and president of hell.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“'Tis no sin to cheat the devil.”
Daniel Defoe Quotes
“All men would be tyrants if they could.”

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