John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on art, earth, god, happiness, obedience, and sons

Son of Heav'n and Earth, Attend: that thou art happy, owe to God; That thou continuest such, owe to thyself, That is, to thy obedience; therein stand.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost

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A Quote by John Milton on peace and war

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Peace hath her victories No less renown'd than war.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

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A Quote by John Milton on peace and war

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Peace hath her victories, no less renowned than War.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: To the Lord General Cromwell.

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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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A Quote by John Milton on laws, love, and paradise

Hail wedded love, mysterious law, true source Of human offspring, sole propriety, In Paradise of all things common else. . . .

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 750.

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