John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on hope, peace, and rest

Where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 65.

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A Quote by John Milton on revenge and victory

Which, if not victory, is yet revenge.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 105.

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A Quote by John Milton on despair, heaven, hell, and suffering

Which way shall I fly Infinite wrath and infinite despair? Which way I fly is hell; myself am hell; And in the lowest deep a lower deep, Still threat'ning to devour me, opens wide, To which the hell I suffer seems a heaven.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 73.

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A Quote by John Milton on soul

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Who, as they sung, would take the prison'd soul And lap it in Elysium.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 256.

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A Quote by John Milton on argument, darkness, eternity, god, men, providence, and support

What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support, That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 22.

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A Quote by John Milton on choice

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What neat repast shall feast us, light and choice, Of Attic taste?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: To Mr. Lawrence.

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A Quote by John Milton on age, fame, honor, memory, needs, sons, and weakness

What needs my Shakespeare for his honour'd bones,-- The labour of an age in piled stones? Or that his hallow'd relics should be hid Under a star-y-pointing pyramid? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Epitaph on Shakespeare.

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A Quote by John Milton on courage, immortality, losing, revenge, study, and yielding

What though the field be lost? All is not lost; th' unconquerable will, And study of revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 105.

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A Quote by John Milton on sons and wine

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When night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 500.

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A Quote by John Milton

When the gray-hooded Even, Like a sad votarist in palmer's weed, Rose from the hindmost wheels of Phoebus' wain.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 188.

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