The best Quotations


A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees the further of the two.
- George Herbert

A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
- George Herbert

A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
- George Herbert

A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
- George Herbert

Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault and truth discourtesy.
- George Herbert

Be thrifty, but not covetous.
- George Herbert

Better never begin than never make an end.
- George Herbert

Calmness is great advantage; he that lets another chafe, may warm him at his fire.
- George Herbert

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
- George Herbert

Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
- George Herbert

He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.
- George Herbert

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
- George Herbert

He that knows nothing doubts nothing.
- George Herbert

He that lives in hope danceth without musick.
- George Herbert

He that makes a good war makes a good peace.
- George Herbert

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
- George Herbert

I'm defeated and i know it, if i meet any human being from whom i find myself unable to learn anything.
- George Herbert

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
- George Herbert

It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
- George Herbert

Never was a miser a brave soul.
- George Herbert

Night is the mother of counsels.
- George Herbert

None knows the weight of another's burden.
- George Herbert

One enemy is too much.
- George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

One sword keeps another in the sheath.
- George Herbert


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Quotation Sin brought death, and death will disappear with the disappearance of sin. - writer
Quotation Cynicism is knowing the price of everything and the value of nothing. - writer
Quotation Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy. - writer
Quotation There are people who can do all fine and heroic things but one: keep from telling their happiness to the unhappy. - writer
Quotation Every spirit makes its house, but as afterwards the house confines the spirit, you had better build well. - writer
Quotation To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first. - writer