George Herbert

1593 - 1633

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

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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A Quote by George Herbert

The eye is bigger than the belly.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on charity, faith, heart, hope, and rest

Enrich my heart, mouth, hands in me, With faith, with hope, with charity, That I may run, rise, rest with Thee.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple, Trinity Sunday

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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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