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William Morris Quotes

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'Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.'

'History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created'

'It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last'

'No man is good enough to be another's master.'

'Not on one strand are all life's jewels strung.'

'The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.'

Born in Walthamstow, London
Died in Hammersmith, London
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Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. - Winston Churchill
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On this day:
The assassination of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray - 1570, The Royal Exchange opens in London. - 1571, Battle of Rorkes Drift - 1879, The Tottenham Outrage - 1909, First Labour Government - 1924
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