Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties
Quote by John Milton
Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named, not good
Laws can discover sin, but not remove it
How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical...
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell,...
Time, the subtle thief of youth
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.
If there be any difference among professed believers as to the sense of Scripture, it...
Necessity, the tyrant's plea
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun...
A short retirement urges a sweet return
None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
He that overcomes his passions, overcomes his greatest enemies
The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give...
These two imparadised in one another's arms, the happier Eden, shall enjoy their fill of...
Beauty is Nature's brag, and must be shown In courts, at feasts, and high solemnities,...
Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself.
When I consider how my light is spent / Ere half my days in this...
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound...
The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell,...
Accuse not Nature, she hath done her part; Do thou but thine.