John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on goodness, resignation, simplicity, suspicion, and wisdom

And oft, though wisdom wake, suspicion sleeps At wisdom's gate, and to simplicity Resigns her charge, while goodness thinks no ill Where no ill seems.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iii. Line 686.

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A Quote by John Milton on life

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And on the Tree of Life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 194.

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A Quote by John Milton on nature

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Accuse not Nature: she hath done her part; Do thou but thine.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 561.

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A Quote by John Milton on daughters, men, and sons

Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 323.

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A Quote by John Milton on hell

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All hell broke loose.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 918.

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A Quote by John Milton on harmony and society

Among unequals what society Can sort, what harmony, or true delight?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 383.

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A Quote by John Milton on garden, leisure, pleasure, and retirement

And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his pleasure.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Il Penseroso. Line 49.

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A Quote by John Milton on order

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And as an ev'ning dragon came, Assailant on the perched roosts And nests in order rang'd Of tame villatic fowl.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Samson Agonistes. Line 1692.

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A Quote by John Milton on caring and immortality

And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse,

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

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A Quote by John Milton on heaven, hell, mind, and time

A mind not to be chang'd by place or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

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