Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
Quote by Jeremy Taylor
Jeremy Taylor Quotes
Celibacy, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in perpetual sweetness, but...
Love is a check that can be forged that can be cashed. Love is a...
The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge.
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.
Grumbling is the death of love.
Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches,...
We each define our god, and from this definition, we set the criteria for self-love
Dive on them and squash them if you must.
Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward.
He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread...
Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it.
Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit.
Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this...
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your...
To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.