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George Herbert (1593 – 1633)


English poet and orator.
George Herbert
A shippe and a woman are ever repairing.
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To a close-shorn sheep God gives wind by measure.
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Time is the rider that breakes youth.




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One houre's sleepe before midnight is worth three after.
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The resolved minde hath no cares.
George Herbert quotes
[ When war begins then hell openeth.]
George Herbert
The scalded dog feares cold water.
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Help thyselfe, and God will helpe thee.
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Every sin brings its punishment with it.
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In the kingdome of blind men the one-ey'd is king.
George Herbert
All quotes in this section were taken from The Complete Works in verse and prose of George Herbert: Volume III, Prose (1874), edited by the Rev. Alexander B. Grosart, printed for private circulation.




George Herbert quotes
Keep not ill men company, lest you increase the number.
George Herbert
The best smell is bread, the best savour salt, the best love that of children.
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All truths are not to be told.
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Man proposeth, God disposeth.
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All is not gold that glisters.
George Herbert
Folly growes without watering.
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Pension never inriched young man.
George Herbert
Knowledge is folly unless grace guide it.
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The offender never pardons.


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