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George Herbert Quotes
A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.
George Herbert

A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt.
George Herbert

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

Be thrifty, but not covetous.
George Herbert

Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.
George Herbert

Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
George Herbert

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

Good words are worth much, and cost little.
George Herbert

He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
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 lives in hope danceth without musick.
George Herbert

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

HELP = H(umor), E-go, edging God out, L-istening, P-urpose
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

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
George Herbert

Love and a cough cannot be hid.
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

O Thou who has given us so much, mercifully grant us one thing more-a grateful heart.
George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
George Herbert

One sword keeps another in the sheath.
George Herbert

Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
George Herbert

Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
George Herbert

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert

Spend not on hopes.
George Herbert

The eyes have one language everywhere.
George Herbert

The resolved mind hath no cares.
George Herbert

The shortest answer is doing.
George Herbert

There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
George Herbert

There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
George Herbert

Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.
George Herbert

Valor that parleys is near yielding.
George Herbert

War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
George Herbert

Type:
Poet
Date of Birth:
1593-04-03
Year of Death:
1633
Nationality:
British
 

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