Samuel Pepys Quotes


10 Samuel Pepys quotes:



"Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition."
"Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends."
"Thanks be to God. Since my leaving the drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company."
"Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody."
"Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is."
"As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!"
"Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them."
"I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition."
"The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it."
Author: Pepys Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes
"It having been a very cold night last night I had got some cold, and so in pain by wind, and a sure precursor of pain is sudden letting off farts, and when that stops, then my passages stop and my pain begins"
Author: Pepys Quotes Category: Pain Quotes



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