If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
Quote by Francis Quarles
Francis Quarles Quotes
The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient.
That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end.
Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the...
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune...
No cross no crown.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the...
Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the...
Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
The world's a book, writ by the eternal art - Of the great author printed...
Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not,...
The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for...
The road to perseverance lies by doubt.
The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were.
It is the lot of man but once to die.
He that hath no cross deserves no crown.
I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing
Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise
Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy...
Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it...