George Herbert

1593 - 1633

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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A Quote by George Herbert on art

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My house, my house, though thou art small, thou art to me the Escurial.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on horses and losing

For want of a nail, the shoe is lost; for want of a shoe the horse is lost; and for want of a horse the rider is lost.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert

By all means use sometimes to be alone.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple. The Church Porch

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A Quote by George Herbert on truth

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Follow not truth too near the heels, lest it dash out thy teeth.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert

Be useful where thou livest.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple. The Church Porch

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A Quote by George Herbert on sermons

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A verse may find him who a sermon flies.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple. The Church Porch

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