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 on grief and lawyers

Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrell to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on god, good, and patience

The worst speak something good; if all want sense, God takes a text, and preacheth Patience.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple, The Church Porch

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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.

Contributed by: Zaady

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