John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on beauty, love, and power

Yet beauty, though injurious, hath strange power, After offence returning, to regain Love once possess'd.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Samson Agonistes. Line 1003.

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A Quote by John Milton on darkness

Yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 62.

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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

Was I deceiv'd, or did a sable cloud Turn forth her silver lining on the night?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 221.

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A Quote by John Milton

What boots it at one gate to make defence, And at another to let in the foe?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Samson Agonistes. Line 560.

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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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