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Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe

Thought for the Day: Defoe

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It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.
Daniel Defoe

All our discontents about what we want appeared to spring from the want of thankfulness for what we have.
Daniel Defoe

DefoeThe soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.
Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe
Born 1659–1660
London, England
Died 24 April 1731 (aged 70-72)
London, England

Daniel Defoe is best known as the writer of Robinson Crusoe. He was many things including Father of the English Novel. He was a sometimes successful merchant, suffered through the London Fire, the Plague and the Dutch Fleet invasion. He was a prolific writer, but only one novel.

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