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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 There would be no great men if there were no little ones. Quote Right
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Quote Left He who cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself. Quote Right
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Quote Left Living well is the best revenge. Quote Right
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Quote Left Give me simplicity, that I may live, So live and like, that I may know Thy ways,... Quote Right
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Quote Left He didn't want to tell his son what to do, but told me to write the president a letter. I didn't name a country, but there are many countries we have a fragile relationship with. Quote Right
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