George Herbert

1593 - 1633

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

Who aimeth at the sky Shoots higher much than he that means a tree.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple. The Church Porch

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A Quote by George Herbert

When you are an anvil, hold you still; when you are a hammer, strike your fill.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert

His bark is worse than his bite.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on business, certainty, chance, and world

Be not too presumptuously sure in any business; for things of this world depend on such a train of unseen chances that if it were in man's hands to set the tables, still he would not be certain to win the game.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert

Light burdens, long borne, grow heavy.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert

None knows the weight of another's burden.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on needs

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The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: "Jacula Prudentum," 1651.

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A Quote by George Herbert on errors, faults, and truth

Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes Error a fault and truth discourtesy.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple. The Church Porch

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