Sir Thomas Browne

1605 - 1682

A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on anger, dissent, and judgment

I could never divide myself from any man upon the difference of an opinion, or he angry with his judgment for not agreeing with me in that, from which perhaps within a few days I should dissent my self.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on divinity

There is surely a piece of divinity in us, something that was before the elements, and owes no homage unto the sun.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici, 1870

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on belief, faith, philosophy, and possibility

To believe only possibilities is not Faith, but mere Philosophy.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on heaven, hell, honesty, resolution, and thought

I have tried if I could reach that great resolution . . . to be honest without a thought of Heaven or Hell.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne

No man can justly censure or condemn another, because indeed no man truly knows another.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on death, habits, and life

The long habit of living indisposeth us for dying.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on happiness and world

Were the happiness of the next world is as closely apprehended as the felicities of this, it were a martyrdom to live.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Urn Burial

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on death

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Think it more satisfactory to live richly than die rich.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on men and wonder

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It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many millions of faces, there should be none alike.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Browne on confusion, enemies, god, hatred, laughter, men, reason, religion, and virtue

If there be any among those common objects of hatred I do contemn and laugh at, it is that great enemy of reason, virtue, and religion, the multitude; that numerous piece of monstrosity, which, taken asunder, seem men, and the reasonable creatures of God, but, confused together, make but one great beast, and a monstrosity more prodigious than Hydra.

Sir Thomas Browne (1605 - 1682)

Source: Religio Medici

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