Charles Sedley Quote
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCharles Sedley
Died: 1701 (aged 62)
Bio: Sir Charles Sedley, 5th Baronet was an English wit, dramatist and politician, ending his career as Speaker of the House of Commons.
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“Poverty is uncomfortable, as I can testify; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim for himself.”