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254 Famous Quotes by John Milton
12/9/1608 - 11/8/1674
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Just then return'd at shut of evening flowers.

Evening Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IX, l. 278)

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Towered cities please us then, And the busy hum of men.

Cities Quotes, by John Milton , Source: L'Allegro (l. 117)

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The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.

Cities Quotes, by John Milton , Source: L'Allegro (l. 117)

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Oh, shame to men! devil with devil damn'd Firm concord holds, men only disagree Of creatures rational.

Unity Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. II, l. 496)

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Servant of God, well done, well hast thou fought The better fight.

Service Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. VI, l. 29)

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They also serve who only stand and wait.

Service Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Sonnet--On His Blindness

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Left that command Sole daughter of his voice.

Duty Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IX, l. 652)

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For I no sooner in my heart divin'd My heart, which by a secret harmony Still moves with thine, joined in connection sweet.

Sympathy Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. X, l. 357)

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His fair large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule; and hyacinthine locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clustering but not beneath his shoulders broad.

Royalty Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 300)

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Without his rod revers'd, And backward mutters of dissevering power.

Power Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Comus (l. 816)

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Thence to the famous orators repair, Those ancient, whose resistless eloquence Wielded at will that fierce democratie, Shook the Arsenal, and fulmined over Greece, To Macedon, and Artaxerxes' throne.

Oratory Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Regained (bk. IV, l. 267)

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With thee conversing I forget all time: All seasons and their change, all please alike.

Conversation Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 639), Eve speaking to Adam

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Here may we reign secure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition, though in Hell. Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.

Ambition Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. I, l. 263)

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Such joy ambition finds.

Ambition Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 92)

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But what will not ambition and revenge Descend to? who aspires must down as low As high he soar'd, obnoxious first and last To basest things.

Ambition Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IX, l. 168)

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So spake the Fiend, and with necessity, The tyrant's plea, excused his devilish deed.

Necessity Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 393)

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Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence.

Greece Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Regained (bk. IV, l. 240)

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Of herbs, and other country messes, Which the neat-handed Phillis dresses.

Cookery Quotes, by John Milton , Source: L'Allegro (l. 85)

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And in requital ope his leathern scrip, And show me simples of a thousand names, Telling their strange and vigorous faculties.

Medicine Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Comus (l. 626)

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The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs thro' the arched roof in words deceiving.

Oracle Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Hymn on Christ's Nativity (l. 173)

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No mighty trance, or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell.

Prophecy (prophesy) Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Hymn on Christ's Nativity (l. 173)

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Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain.

Prophecy (prophesy) Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Il Penseroso (l. 173)

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These evils I deserve, and more . . . . Justly, yet despair not of his final pardon, Whose ear is ever open, and his eye Gracious to re-admit the suppliant.

Forgiveness Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Samson Agonistes (l. 1,170)

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Experience, next, to thee I owe, Best guide; not following thee, I had remain'd In ignorance; thou open'st wisdom's way, And giv'st access, though secret she retire.

Experience Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IX, l. 807)

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

News Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Samson Agonistes (l. 1,350)

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