Thomas Traherne Quotes

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Born: 1636, Hereford, England
Birth Country: England
Died: Teddington, Middlesex, England, September 27, 1674
Occupation: Author

1.
Happiness was not made to be boasted, but enjoyed. Therefore tho others count me miserable, I will not believe them if I know and feel myself to be happy nor fear them.
- Thomas Traherne

2.
More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.
- Thomas Traherne

3.
To think the world therefore a general Bedlam, or place of madmen, and oneself a physician, is the most necessary point of present wisdom: an important imagination, and the way to happiness.
- Thomas Traherne

4.
Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels.
- Thomas Traherne

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