Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell Quotes

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Oliver Cromwell Quotes

Oliver Cromwell Quotations
Oliver Cromwell
1st Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
Lived: 25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658

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Military Related Oliver Cromwell Quotes

“I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that you call a Gentleman and is nothing else.”
– Oliver Cromwell
In a Letter from Oliver Cromwell to Sir William Spring. Sept. 1643.

“A man-of-war is the best ambassador.”
– Oliver Cromwell

“Put your trust in God, but keep your powder dry.”
– Oliver Cromwell

“On becoming soldiers we have not ceased to be citizens.”
– Oliver Cromwell’s Soldiers (“Humble Representation”)

“Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking”
– Oliver Cromwell Quotes

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