George Herbert

1593 - 1633

A Quote by George Herbert on mother, homeschooling, and teacher

One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters. 

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: http://www.quotegarden.com/mothers.html

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A Quote by George Herbert

He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on books

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Woe be to him who reads but one book.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert

Well may he smell fire, whose gown burns.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert

But who does hawk at eagles with a dove?

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple, The Sacrifice

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A Quote by George Herbert on enemies and victory

Pursue not a victory too far. He hath conquered well that hath made his enemy fly; thou mayest beat him to a desperate resistance, which may ruin thee.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on life

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Life is half spent before we know what it is.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on love

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Love and a cough cannot be hid.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on love and neighbors

Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on daughters and sons

Marry your son when you will: your daughter when you can.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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