George Herbert Quotes

Persons unmask their evilest qualities when they do quarrel.

George Herbert

Never was a miser a brave soul.

George Herbert

He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.

George Herbert

One good mother is worth a hundred schoolmasters.

George Herbert

One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father

George Herbert

The best mirror is an old friend.

George Herbert

Destiny is always dark.

George Herbert

Good words are worth much and cost little.

George Herbert

Words are women, deeds are men

George Herbert

The death of wolves is the safety of the sheep.

George Herbert

In solitude, be a multitude to thyself. Tibullus by all means use sometimes to be alone.

George Herbert

A tyrant is most tyrant to himself

George Herbert

I struck the board, and cried, No more: I will abroad. What? shall I ever sigh and pine? My lines and life are free; free as the road, Loose as the wind, as large as store. Shall I be still in suit? Have I no harvest but a thorn To let me blood, and not restore What I have lost with cordial fruit? Sure there was wine Before my sighs did dry it; there was corn Before my tears did drown it; Is the year only lost to me? Have I no bays to crown it?

George Herbert

That is gold which is worth gold.

George Herbert
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