Sir Philip Sidney

1554 - 1586

A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on happiness

It is great happiness to be praised of them who are most praiseworthy.

Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on death

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To be rhymed to death as is said to be done in Ireland.

Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on certainty, indifference, judgment, peace, sleep, wealth, and wit

Come, Sleep! O Sleep, the certain knot of peace, The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, Th' indifferent judge between the high and low.

Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)

Source: Sonnet XXXIX

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on fear and friendship

There is nothing so great that I fear to do it for my friend; nothing so small that I will disdain to do it for him.

Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on health, labor, and life

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on heart

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High erected thoughts seated in the heart of courtesy.

Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)

Source: The Arcadia, 1580

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on credulity, heart, and honesty

The only disadvantage of an honest heart is credulity.

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on ambition, glory, honor, perfection, principles, and virtue

To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.

Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on love, mind, and pleasure

Leave me, O Love, which reachest but to dust, And thou, my mind, aspire to higher things; Grow rich in that which never taketh rust; Whatever fades, but fading pleasure brings.

Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)

Source: The Arcadia, 1580

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A Quote by Sir Philip Sidney on death and love

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Ring out your bells! Let mourning show be spread! For Love is dead.

Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)

Source: The Arcadia, 1580

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