John Milton Quotes

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

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

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

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

John Milton

For solitude sometimes is best society, And short retirement urges sweet return.

John Milton

Wickedness is weakness.

John Milton

When night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.

John Milton

So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found, Among the faithless faithful only he.

John Milton

Surer to prosper than prosperity could have assur'd us.

John Milton
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