Jeremy Taylor - Quotes

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Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion. ---->>>

Secrecy is the chastity of friendship. ---->>>

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

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

Dive on them and squash them if you must. ---->>>

Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit. ---->>>

Love is friendship set on fire.

Love is friendship set on fire.

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. ---->>>

God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends. ---->>>

Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others. ---->>>

A religion without mystery must be a religion without God. ---->>>

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.

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.

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. ---->>>

Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth. ---->>>

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

Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit. ---->>>

No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more, he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition. ---->>>

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

Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it. ---->>>

To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance. ---->>>

He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine. ---->>>

He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread that ties their hearts together. ---->>>

Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous. ---->>>

He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason. ---->>>

Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace:
Die: August 13, 1667
Occupation: Clergyman
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