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Letter "J" » John Milton Quotes
«The childhood shows the man, / As morning shows the day. Be famous then / By wisdom; as thy empire must extend, / So let extend thy mind o'er all the world.»
«Servant of God, well done, well hast thou fought The better fight, who single hast maintain'd Against revolted multitudes the Cause Of Truth, in word mightier than they in Arms; And for the testimony of Truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse»
Author: John Milton
«Some natural tears they dropped, but wiped them soon; / The world was all before them, where to choose / Their place of rest, and Providence their guide: / They hand in hand with wandering steps and slow / Through Eden took their solitary way.»
«The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.»
«Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties»
«The best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words»
«'Tis Chastity, my brother, Chastity: She that has that, is clad in complete steel»
«Time, the subtle thief of youth»
«How gladly would I meet mortality, my sentence, and be earth in sensible! how glad would lay me down, as in my mother's lap! There I should rest, and sleep secure.»
«Better to rule in Hell than to serve in Heaven»