few honest men are better than numbers." - Sept. 1643
"The State, in choosing men to
serve it , takes no notice of their opinions. If they be
willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies." -
Marston Moor, 2 July 1644
"I beseech you, in the bowels
of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken."
- Letter to the Church of Scotland, 3 August 1650.
"It [the Battle of Worchester]
is for aught I know a crowning mercy." - 4 Sept 1651
"It is not my design to
drink or to sleep, but my design is to make what haste I
can to be gone." - Dying words 1658