There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
Quote by George Herbert
George Herbert Quotes
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
The resolved mind hath no cares.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
Living well is the best revenge.
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40,...
If any speak ill of thee, fly home to thy own conscience and examine thy...
The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one.
Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie
Calmness is always Godlike
Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
Be thrifty, but not covetous.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
The offender never pardons
It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most,...
Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
Punishment is lame, but it comes
Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic...
Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives...