George Herbert

1593 - 1633

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 army, confidence, and skill

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on lies

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Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on lies

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Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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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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