Robert Herrick - Quotes

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What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.

What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.

Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.

Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.

It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.

It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.

Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee.

Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee.

Tears are the noble language of the eye. ---->>>

Who covets more is evermore a slave.

Who covets more is evermore a slave.

Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end. ---->>>

Each must in virtue strive for to excel; That man lives twice that lives the first life well. ---->>>

He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke. ---->>>

Know when to speak - for many times it brings danger, to give the best advice to kings. ---->>>

The body is the soul's poor house or home, whose ribs the laths are and whose flesh the loam. ---->>>

The person lives twice who lives the first life well. ---->>>

In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep. ---->>>

Attempt the end, and never stand to doubt. Nothing's so hard but search will find it out. ---->>>

Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold; New things succeed, as former things grow old. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 1591
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Die: 1674
Occupation: Poet
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Robert Herrick (baptised 24 August 1591 – buried 15 October 1674) was a 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric. He is best known for Hesperides, a book of poems. This includes the carpe diem poem "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time", with the first line "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may".(wikipedia)