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George Herbert was a Welsh poet, orator and Anglican priest. Being born into an artistic and wealthy family, he received a good education which led to his holding prominent positions at Cambridge University and Parliament. As a student at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, George Herbert excelled in languages and music. He went to college with the intention of becoming a priest, but his scholarship attracted the attention of King James I/VI. Herbert served in parliament for two years. public orator and poet


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Quote Left Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee. Quote Right
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Quote Left Living well is the best revenge. Quote Right
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Quote Left People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to. Quote Right
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Quote Left I am defeated, and know it, if I meet any human being from whom I find myself unable to learn anything. Quote Right
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Quote Left Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot. Quote Right
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