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1,281 Famous Quotes by George Herbert
4/3/1593 - 3/1/1633
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A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.

Compromise Quotes, by George Herbert

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A faire wife and a frontire Castle breede quarrels.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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A fat house-keeper makes leane Executors.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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Bells call others, but themselves enter not into the Church.

Bells Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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To a close shorne sheepe, God gives wind by measure. [To a close shorn sheep, God gives wind by measure.]

Providence Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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The Royall Crowne cures not the head-ach. [The Royal Crown cures not the headache.]

Royalty Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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To a crazy ship all winds are contrary.

Wind Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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Better a bare foote then none. [Better a barefoot than none.]

Feet Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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You must loose a flie to catch a trout. [You must lose a fly to catch a trout.]

Trout Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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

Loneliness and solitude Quotes, by George Herbert

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The wearer knowes, where the shoe wrings. [The wearer knows best where the shoe pinches.]

Shoemaking Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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The wooden wall alone should remain unconquered.

Ships Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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He that is drunken . . . Is outlawed by himself; all kind of ill Did with his liquor slide into his veins.

Intemperance Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: The Temple--The Church Porch (st. 6)

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Time is the rider that breaks youth.

Existence Quotes, by George Herbert

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In doing we learn.

Learning Quotes, by George Herbert

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Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

Army Quotes, by George Herbert

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Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

Skill Quotes, by George Herbert

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The longest Day hath an Eueninge.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: from a version of his published proverbs

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Who eates the Kings Goose uoydes the feathers an hundred years after. [Who eats the king's goose voids the feathers a hundred years after.]

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: from a version of his published proverbs

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His bark is worse than his bite.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Country Parson (ch. XXIX)

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A bad dog never sees the Wolfe.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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A beane in liberty is better then a comfit in prison.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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A blustering night, a faire day.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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A Caske and an ill custome must be broken.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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A cherefull looke makes a dish a feast. [A cheerful look makes a dish a feast.]

Proverbs Quotes, by George Herbert , Source: Jacula Prudentum

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