Jeremy Taylor Quotes

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Born: August 15, 1613,
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Died: , August 13, 1667
Occupation: Author

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity.
- Jeremy Taylor

A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
- Jeremy Taylor

He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.
- Jeremy Taylor

If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury if from a small cause, it is peevishness and so is always either terrible or ridiculous.
- Jeremy Taylor

It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive it and, therefore, he that can perceive it hath it not.
- Jeremy Taylor

Love is friendship set on fire.
- Jeremy Taylor

Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.
- Jeremy Taylor

Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
- Jeremy Taylor

The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge.
- Jeremy Taylor

To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.
- Jeremy Taylor

When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying.
- Jeremy Taylor

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