Jeremy Collier Quotes

Books support us in our solitude and keep us from being a burden to ourselves.

Jeremy Collier

Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People that have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.

Jeremy Collier

Idleness is an inlet to disorder, and makes way for licentiousness. People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.

Jeremy Collier

It is a difficult task to talk to the purpose, and to put life and perspicuity into our discourse.

Jeremy Collier

Belief gets in the way of learning.

Jeremy Collier

The abuse of a thing is no argument against the use of it.

Jeremy Collier

Envy lies between two beings equal in nature though unequal in circumstances.

Jeremy Collier

Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.

Jeremy Collier

Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty.

Jeremy Collier

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