John Lyly

1554 - 1606

A Quote by John Lyly

Night has a thousand eyes.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly

I mean not to run with the Hare and holde with the Hounde.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 107.

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A Quote by John Lyly on books, money, and study

Far more seemly to have thy study full of books, than thy purse full of money.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1579)

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A Quote by John Lyly on conscience

A clere conscience is a sure carde.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues, 1579, page 207.

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A Quote by John Lyly

Goe to bed with the Lambe, and rise with the Larke.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues and his England, page 229.

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A Quote by John Lyly on envy

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The greatest harm that you can do unto the envious, is to do well.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly

As lyke as one pease is to another.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

Source: Euphues, 1579, Page 215.

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A Quote by John Lyly on beauty

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Beauty - a deceitful bait with a deadly hook.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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A Quote by John Lyly on blindness and sermons

It is a blind goose that cometh to the fox's sermon.

John Lyly (1554 - 1606)

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