John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on sleep

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What hath night to do with sleep?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus

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A Quote by John Milton on purity and sleep

His sleep Was aery light, from pure digestion bred.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost

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A Quote by John Milton on earth, sleep, and spirituality

Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 677.

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A Quote by John Milton on birds, day, heart, hope, love, power, reason, rudeness, and success

To the Nightingale O Nightingale! that on yon bloomy spray Warblest at eve, when all the woods are still, Thou with fresh hope the lover's heart dost fill, While the jolly hours lead on propitious May. Thy liquid notes that close the eye of day, First heard before the shallow cuckoo's bill, Portend success in love; O, if Jove's will Have linked that amorous power to thy soft lay, Now timely sing, ere the rude bird of hate Foretell my hopeless doom in some grove nigh; As thou from year to year hast sung too late For my relief, yet hadst no reason why: Whether the Muse, or Love, call thee his mate, Both them I serve, and of their train am I.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: To the Nightingale

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A Quote by John Milton on complaints, hope, liberty, men, and world

For this is not the liberty which we can hope, that no grievance ever should arise in the Commonwealth, that let no man in this world expect; but when complaints are freely heard, deeply considered, and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Areopagitica

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A Quote by John Milton on argument, conscience, and liberty

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience above all liberties.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Areopagitica

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A Quote by John Milton on good, liberty, and love

License they mean when they cry Liberty; For who loves that, must first be wise and good.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Sonnet XII, On the Detraction which followed upon my writing certain Treatises.

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A Quote by John Milton on day

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From morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve,-- A summer's day; and with the setting sun Dropp'd from the Zenith like a falling star.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 742.

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A Quote by John Milton on cities and liberty

Behold now this vast city [London]; a city of refuge, the mansion-house of liberty, encompassed and surrounded with His protection.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Areopagitica

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A Quote by John Milton on love

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Freely we serve, Because we freely love, as in our will To love or not; in this we stand or fall.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost

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