George Herbert

1593 - 1633

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 on neighbors

All is well with him who is beloved of his neighbors.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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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 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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A Quote by George Herbert on death and war

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War is death's feast.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: Outlandish Proverbs

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A Quote by George Herbert on peace and war

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War makes thieves and peace hangs them.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on past and water

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The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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