What in me is dark, Illumine, what is low raise and support, That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men
Quote by John Milton
Laws can discover sin, but not remove it
None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do...
Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste Brought...
Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.
Far from all resort of mirth, / Save the cricket on the hearth!
O loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than...
Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil.
God is thy law, thou mine: to know no more / Is woman's happiest knowledge,...
Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them...
For what can war, but endless war, still breed?
A short retirement urges a sweet return
A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory, Of calling shapes, and beckoning shadows...
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience,...
He who destroys a good book kills reason itself.
Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble...
A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up...
Truth is as impossible to be soiled by any outward touch as the sunbeam
When the conspiracy of lies surrounding me demands of me to silence the one word...
It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes......