George Herbert

1593 - 1633

A Quote by George Herbert on trust

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Trust not one night's ice.

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

Every mile is two in winter.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert

The house shows the owner.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on dogs and lies

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He that lies with the dogs, riseth with fleas.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert

The wearer knows where the shoe wrings.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: Jacula Prudentum, 1640

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