Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
Quote by Jeremy Taylor
Jeremy Taylor Quotes
Love is friendship set on fire.
Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches,...
He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread...
Love is friendship set on fire
No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full...
It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive...
If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small...
Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.
Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward.
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
We each define our god, and from this definition, we set the criteria for self-love
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your...
The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge.
Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters...
God hath prepared a little coronet or special reward (extraordinary and beside the great crown...
Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
Dive on them and squash them if you must.
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.