The end then of learning is to repair the ruins of our first parents by regaining to know God aright, and out of that knowledge to love him, to imitate him, to be like him.
Quote by John Milton
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.
They also serve who only stand and wait.
To live a life half-dead, a living death.
Laws can discover sin, but not remove it
Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste Brought...
Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at...
In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it...
Accuse not Nature, she hath done her part; Do thou but thine.
Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named, not good
How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical...
He that overcomes his passions, overcomes his greatest enemies
Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel...
Servant of God, well done; well hast thou fought The better fight
These two imparadised in one another's arms, the happier Eden, shall enjoy their fill of...
Jealousy is the injured lover's hell
He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre, and...
None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
For what can war, but endless war, still breed?
Calm of mind, all passion spent
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do...