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Quotations by author » George Herbert
English metaphysical Poet and Clergyman, 1593-1633
Quotes: 121 - 140 of 140 Pages: First Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 
There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it
Happiness
There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
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There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
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There would be no great ones if there were no little ones
Greatness
Thou that hast giv'n so much to me, Give one thing more, a grateful heart
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Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.
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Time is the rider that breaks youth.
Time
To a close-shorn sheep God gives wind by measure
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To write a verse or two is all the praise That I can raise
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Valor that parleys is near yielding.
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Virtue and a Trade are the best portion for Children
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War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
PeaceWar
When a friend asks there is no tomorrow
Future
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Where your will is ready, your feet are light.
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Who says that fictions only and false hair / Become a verse? Is there in truth no beauty? / Is all good structure in a winding stair?
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Wit's an unruly engine, wildly striking/ Sometimes a friend, sometimes the engineer.
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Words are women, deeds are men
Words
You must lose a fly to catch a trout
Risk-taking
`You must sit down,' says Love, `and taste my meat.' / So I did sit and eat.
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