Sir Thomas Browne

1605 - 1682

A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on belief, confidence, death, life, and miracles

That miracles have been, I do believe; that they may yet be wrought by the living, I do not deny; but I have no confidence on those which are fathered on the dead.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici (1635)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on death, quiet, sleep, and trust

Give me my scallop-shell of quiet, Sleep is so like death, I dare not trust it without my prayers.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on charity

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He hath riches sufficient, who hath enough to be charitable.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on honor, men, silence, virtue, and wisdom

Think not silence the wisdom of fools; but, if rightly timed, the honor of wise men, who have not the infirmity, but the virtue of taciturnity.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Christian Morals (1680)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne

As sins proceed, they ever multiply; and like figures in arithmetic, the last stands for more than all that went before it.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on authors

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Not pickt from the leaves of any author, but bred amongst the weeds and tares of mine own brain.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on cities, force, justice, possessions, and truth

A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici, part 2, section 6 (1635)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne

All the wonders you seek are within yourself.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on complaints, reason, suffering, and tyranny

Had not almost every man suffered by the Press, or were not the tyranny thereof become universal, I had not wanted reason for complaint.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici, 1642, preface.

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne

We carry with us the wonders we seek without us.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici (1635)

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