George Herbert

1593 - 1633

A Quote by George Herbert on god and peace

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Where there is peace, God is.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on good, words, and worth

Good words are worth much and cost little.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on water

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A great ship asks deep water.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert

There would be no great ones if there were no little ones.

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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