Thomas More - Quotes

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I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself. ---->>>

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable. ---->>>

An absolutely new idea is one of the rarest things known to man. ---->>>

For when they see the people swarm into the streets, and daily wet to the skin with rain, and yet cannot persuade them to go out of the rain, they do keep themselves within their houses, seeing they cannot remedy the folly of the people. ---->>>

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.

There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets. ---->>>

Whoever loveth me, loveth my hound. ---->>>

A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse. ---->>>

See me safe up: for in my coming down, I can shift for myself. ---->>>

They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is. ---->>>

And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others. ---->>>

The channel is known only to the natives; so that if any stranger should enter into the bay without one of their pilots he would run great danger of shipwreck. ---->>>

And, indeed, though they differ concerning other things, yet all agree in this: that they think there is one Supreme Being that made and governs the world, whom they call, in the language of their country, Mithras. ---->>>

Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: February 7, 1478
Die: July 6, 1535
Occupation: Author

Sir Thomas More (; 7 February 1478 – 6 July 1535), venerated by Roman Catholics as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman and noted Renaissance humanist. He was also a councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October 1529 to 16 May 1532 (wikipedia)