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254 Famous Quotes by John Milton
12/9/1608 - 11/8/1674
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The Pilot of the Galilean Lake.

Christ Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Lycidas (l. 109)

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A grateful mind By owing owes not, but still pays, at once Indebted and discharg'd.

Gratitude Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 55)

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Come, knit hands, and beat the ground In a light fantastic round.

Dancing Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Comus (l. 143)

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Come and trip it as ye go, On the light fantastic toe.

Dancing Quotes, by John Milton , Source: L'Allegro (l. 33)

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Dancing in the chequer'd shade.

Dancing Quotes, by John Milton , Source: L'Allegro (l. 96)

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Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.

Dancing Quotes, by John Milton , Source: L'Allegro (l. 96)

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Who, as they sung, would take the prison'd soul And lap it in Elysium.

Singing Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Comus (l. 256)

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Or did the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek.

Singing Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Il Penseroso (l. 105)

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By merit raised To that bad eminence.

Merit Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. II, l. 5)

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Good luck befriend thee, Son; for at thy birth The fairy ladies danced upon the hearth.

Luck Quotes, by John Milton , Source: At a Vacation Exercise in the College

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Luck is the residue of design.

Luck Quotes, by John Milton , Source: At a Vacation Exercise in the College

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How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh, and crabbed, as full fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns.

Philosophy Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Mask of Comus (l. 476)

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That stone, . . . Philosophers in vain so long have sought.

Philosophy Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. III, l. 600)

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This is the month, and this the happy morn, Wherein the Son of Heaven's eternal King, Of wedded maid and virgin mother born, Our great redemption from above did bring, For so the holy sages once did sing, That He our deadly forfeit should release, And with His Father work us a perpetual peace.

Christmas Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Hymn--On the Morning of Christ's Nativity

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Ring out ye crystal spheres! Once bless our human ears, If ye have power to touch our senses so; And let your silver chime Move in melodious time, And let the bass of Heaven's deep organ blow; And with your ninefold harmony Make up full consort to the angelic symphony.

Christmas Quotes, by John Milton , Source: On the Morning of Christ's Nativity (st. 13), a hymn

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The gay motes that people the sunbeams.

Sun Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Il Penseroso (l. 8)

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He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' the centre, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon.

Light Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Comus (l. 381)

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But let my due feet never fail To walk the studious cloisters pale, And love the high embowed roof, With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight; Casting a dim religious light.

Light Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Il Penseroso (l. 155)

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There swift return Diurnal, merely to officiate light Round this opacous earth, this punctual spot.

Light Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. 8, l. 21)

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Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep.

Spirits Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 678)

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Human face divine.

Faces Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. III, l. 44)

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In her face excuse Came prologue, and apology too prompt.

Faces Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IX, l. 853)

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

Victory Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. I, l. 648)

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Unbelief is blind.

Unbelief Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Comus (l. 519)

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The pansy freaked with jet.

Pansies Quotes, by John Milton , Source: Lycidas (l. 144)

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