If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small cause, it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous.
Quote by Jeremy Taylor
Jeremy Taylor Quotes
He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods...
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full...
Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters...
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual...
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it...
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit
God hath prepared a little coronet or special reward (extraordinary and beside the great crown...
When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your...
Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
Grumbling is the death of love.
Dive on them and squash them if you must.
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive...
Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches,...
A wise man shall overrule his stars and have a greater influence upon his own...
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.