Anne Bradstreet Quotes

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Anne Bradstreet

If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee

Anne Bradstreet

Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving, and old age of spending.

Anne Bradstreet

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Anne Bradstreet

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.

Anne Bradstreet

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.

Anne Bradstreet

Such cold mean flowers the spring puts forth betime, Before the sun hath thoroughly heat the clime.

Anne Bradstreet

The principal might yield a greater sum, Yet handled ill, amounts but to this crumb;

Anne Bradstreet

If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee; If ever wife was happy in a man, Compare with me ye women if you can.

Anne Bradstreet

Leave not thy nest, thy dam and sire, Fly back and sing amidst this choir.

Anne Bradstreet

A Spring returns, and they more youthful made; But Man grows old, lies down, remains where once he's laid.

Anne Bradstreet

What to my Saviour shall I give Who freely hath done this for me? I'll serve him here whilst I shall live And Loue him to Eternity

Anne Bradstreet

If for thy Father askt, say, thou hadst none;And for thy Mother, she alas is poor,Which caus\'d her thus to send thee out of door.

Anne Bradstreet

I have not studied in this you read to show you my skill but to declare the truth, not to set forth myself, but to the glory of God.

Anne Bradstreet

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