John Ray, 1627 - 1705
Oil on canvas by unknown artist (after 1680)
Born: 29 November 1627, Black Notley, Essex, England
Died: 17 January 1705, Black Notley, Essex, England
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- He that useth many Words for the explaining any Subject, doth, like the Cuttle-Fish, hide himself; for the most part, in his own Ink. permalink
The Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of Creation (1691)
- Learning makes the wise wiser and the fool more foolish. permalink
- Love thy neighbor, but pull not down thy hedge. permalink
- Never meet trouble half-way. permalink
- The younger brother hath the more wit. permalink
- Though thou has never so many counselors, yet do not forsake the counsel of your soul. permalink
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