George Herbert

1593 - 1633

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 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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A Quote by George Herbert

Calmness is great advantage; he that lets Another chafe, may warm him at his fire.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

Source: The Temple. The Church Porch

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A Quote by George Herbert on children and love

The best smell is bread; the best savor, salt; the best love, that of children.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert on doubt

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He that knows nothing doubts nothing.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert

Storms make oaks take deeper root.

George Herbert (1593 - 1633)

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A Quote by George Herbert

He that is not handsome at twenty, nor strong at thirty, nor rich at forty, nor wise at fifty, will never be handsome, strong, rich, or wise.

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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