George Herbert Quotes

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Born: April 3, 1593, Montgomery, Wales, UK
Birth Country: Wales, UK
Died: Bemerton, Wiltshire, England, UK, March 1, 1633
Occupation: Author, Poet, Angelican Priest
Religion: Christian

1.
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
- George Herbert

2.
A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
- George Herbert

3.
Be calm in arguing for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
- George Herbert

4.
Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
- George Herbert

5.
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

6.
In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
- George Herbert

7.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert

8.
Living well is the best revenge.
- George Herbert

9.
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
- George Herbert

10.
Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
- George Herbert

11.
Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health.
- George Herbert

12.
There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
- George Herbert

13.
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
- George Herbert

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