John Milton Quotes

The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make heaven of Hell, and a hell of Heaven.

John Milton

Where shame is, there is also fear.

John Milton

The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.

John Milton

Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape Crushed the sweet poison of misused wine.

John Milton

Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.

John Milton

Govern well thy appetite, lest Sin Surprise thee, and her black attendant, Death.

John Milton

Tomorrow to fresh woods, and pastures new

John Milton

Sweet the coming on / Of grateful evening mild; then silent night / With this her solemn bird and this fair moon, / And these the gems of heaven, her starry train.

John Milton

He's gone, and who knows how may he report Thy words by adding fuel to the flame?

John Milton

How gladly would I meet mortality, my sentence, and be earth in sensible! how glad would lay me down, as in my mother's lap! There I should rest, and sleep secure.

John Milton

Since good, the more Communicated, more abundant grows.

John Milton

Subtle he needs must be, who could seduce Angels.

John Milton

Who overcomes By force, hath overcome but half his foe.

John Milton

He who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things ought himself to be a true poem.

John Milton

Laws can discover sin, but not remove it.

John Milton

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