George Herbert

1593 - 1633

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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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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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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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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