Francis Quarles - Quotes

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Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.

Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury.

If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.

If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.

The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were.

The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were.

That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end. ---->>>

The road to perseverance lies by doubt. ---->>>

Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune. ---->>>

And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses. ---->>>

Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester. ---->>>

My mind's my kingdom.

My mind's my kingdom.

Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice.

Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice.

Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor. ---->>>

Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue. ---->>>

The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite's dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.

The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite's dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it.

Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise. ---->>>

Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.

Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.

He that hath no cross deserves no crown. ---->>>

Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation; and honor the reward of action. ---->>>

Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word 'satiety.' ---->>>

I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing. ---->>>

No cross no crown. ---->>>

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail. ---->>>

Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains. ---->>>

The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient. ---->>>

Wickedness is its own punishment. ---->>>

Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest. ---->>>

Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived. ---->>>

It is the lot of man but once to die. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: May 8, 1592
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Die: September 8, 1644
Occupation: Poet
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Francis Quarles (8 May 1592 – 8 September 1644) was an English poet most famous for his Emblem book aptly entitled Emblems.(wikipedia)