And what's a life? - a weary pilgrimage, Whose glory in one day doth fill the stage With childhood, manhood, and decrepit age.
Quote by Francis Quarles
Our God and soldiers we alike adore ev'n at the brink of danger; not before:...
Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word...
I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart,...
Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
He that hath no cross deserves no crown.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the...
Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester
The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for...
It is the lot of man but once to die.
Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the...
Wickedness is its own punishment.
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune...
Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not,...
Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
My soul, sit thou a patient looker-on; Judge not the play before the play is...
The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient.
Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall...
And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses
My mind's my kingdom.