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
Contributed by: Zaady
The eyes have one language everywhere.
The book of books, the storehouse and magazine of life and comfort, the holy Scriptures.
Source: A Priest to the Temple, ch. 4.
Grasp not at much, for fear thou losest all.
Source: The Temple, The Size
A crooked log makes a straight fire.
By no means run in debt: take thine own measure. Who cannot live on twenty pound a year, Cannot on forty.
Source: The Temple. The Church Porch
Deceive not thy physician, confesasor, nor lawyer.
Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.
Many things are lost for want of asking.
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame When once it is within thee.
When a dog is drowning, everyone offers him a drink.
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