John Lyly - Quotes

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We might knit that knot with our tongues that we shall never undo with our teeth. ---->>>

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.

The true measure of life is not length, but honesty. ---->>>

As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate.

As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate.

He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose. ---->>>

A clear conscience is a sure card. ---->>>

A merry companion is as good as a wagon.

A merry companion is as good as a wagon.

To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind. ---->>>

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame. ---->>>

The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted. ---->>>

Night hath a thousand eyes. ---->>>

Biography

Name: John Lyly
Nationality: English
Born: 04-03, 1908
Birthplace:
Die: 05-25, 1908
Occupation: Writer
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John Lyly (Lilly or Lylie; ; c. 1553 or 1554 – November 1606) was an English writer, poet, dramatist, playwright, and politician, best known for his books Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit (1578) and Euphues and His England (1580). Lyly's mannered literary style, originating in his first books, is known as euphuism (wikipedia)