George Herbert

1593 - 1633

A Quote by George Herbert on grief

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Was ever grief like mine?

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple, The Church Porch

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A Quote by George Herbert on good, hell, and meaning

Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on faults, lies, and needs

Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie; A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple, The Church Porch

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A Quote by George Herbert on deed and honor

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An ill deed cannot bring honor.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on god

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Teach me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in any thing To do it as for Thee.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple, The Elixir

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A Quote by George Herbert on language

The eyes have one language everywhere.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on books and life

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The book of books, the storehouse and magazine of life and comfort, the holy Scriptures.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: A Priest to the Temple, ch. 4.

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A Quote by George Herbert on fear

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Grasp not at much, for fear thou losest all.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple, The Size

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A Quote by George Herbert on forgiveness, heaven, and needs

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven, for everyone has need to be forgiven.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on friendship

The best mirror is an old friend.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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