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
Contributed by: Zaady
Think it more satisfactory to live richly than die rich.
It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many millions of faces, there should be none alike.
Source: Religio Medici
Every Country hath its Machiavel.
Source: Religio Medici, 1642
Yet is every man his own greatest enemy, and as it were his own executioner.
Source: Religio Medici, part 2, section 4 (1635)
Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
Therefore for Spirits, I am so far from denying their existence that I could easily believe, that not only whole Countries, but particular persons, have their Tutelary and Guardian Angels.
Source: Religio Medici, 1835
There is another man within me that's angry with me.
He who discommendeth others obliquely commendeth himself.
Source: Christian Morals
We all labour against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
Source: Religio Medici, part 2, chapter 9 (1635)
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