John Milton

1608 - 1674

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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A Quote by John Milton on art

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What thou art is mine; Our state cannot be sever'd, we are one, One flesh; to lose thee were to lose myself.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost

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A Quote by John Milton on good and men

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None But such as are good men can give good things, And that which is not good, is not delicious To a well-govern'd and wise appetite.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus

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A Quote by John Milton on paradise

Then wilt thou not be loath To leave this Paradise, but shalt possess A Paradise within thee, happier far.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost

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A Quote by John Milton on heaven and hell

Better to rule in Hell than to serve in Heaven.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

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A Quote by John Milton on heaven and hell

Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost

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