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William Cowper

English poet; b. 1731; d. 1800  ·  2 aphorisms  ·  no comments

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Comment#  ·   Fair (348 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A fool must now and then be right by chance.

William Cowper, Conversation, in Wisdom and Ignorance

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No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.

William Cowper, in Law and Politics and Wealth and Poverty

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