Love was as subtly caught, as a disease; But being got it is a treasure sweet, which to defend is harder than to get: And ought not be profaned on either part, for though 'Tis got by chance, 'Tis kept…
Quote by John Donne
Famous Love Quotes
Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.
Since you would save none of me, I bury some of you.
We asked none leave to love; nor will we owe Any, so cheap a death,...
Whatever dies, was not mix'd equally ;If our two loves be one, or thou and...
All mankind is of one author, and is one volume; when one man dies, one...
As peace is of all goodness, so war is an emblem, a hieroglyphic, of all...
But I do nothing upon myself, and yet I am my own executioner.
God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by...
I observe the physician with the same diligence as the disease.
No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a part of a...
I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so in whining poetry.
Be your own palace, or the world is your jail.
Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
Love is the only angel, who can bid the gates unroll, and when he comes...
Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art...
Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven
Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing.
Humiliation is the beginning of sanctification.
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out;...
Busy old fool, unruly Sun, why dost thou thus through windows and through curtains call...