George Herbert

1593 - 1633

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

A crooked log makes a straight fire.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on debt

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By no means run in debt: take thine own measure. Who cannot live on twenty pound a year, Cannot on forty.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple. The Church Porch

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A Quote by George Herbert on deception and lawyers

Deceive not thy physician, confesasor, nor lawyer.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on losing

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Many things are lost for want of asking.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert

Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame When once it is within thee.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple. The Church Porch

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A Quote by George Herbert on dogs

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When a dog is drowning, everyone offers him a drink.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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