William Cobbett Quotes

To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.

It is not the greatness of a man’s means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants.

The Christian religion, then, is not an affair of preaching, or prating, or ranting, but of taking care of the bodies as well as the souls of people; not an affair of belief and of faith and of professions, but an affair of doing good, and especially to those who are in want; not an […]

It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world.