John Milton Quotes

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John Milton Quotes By John Milton: What can 'scape the eyeOf God, all-seeing, or What can 'scape the eye
Of God, all-seeing, or deceive His heart.
Omniscient!
John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: God shall be all in all. God shall be all in all. John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: That who advances his glory, not their own, That who advances his glory, not their own, Them he himself to glory will advance. John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Come let us haste, the stars grow high, Come let us haste, the stars grow high,
But night sits monarch yet in the mid sky.
John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: His words, like so many nimble and airy His words, like so many nimble and airy servitors, trip about him at command. Ibid. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: A man may be ungrateful, but the human A man may be ungrateful, but the human race is not so. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Rocks whereon greatest men have oftest wreck'd. Rocks whereon greatest men have oftest wreck'd. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: O visions ill foreseen! Better had I Liv'd O visions ill foreseen! Better had I Liv'd ignorant of future, so had borne My part of evil only. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: For books are as meats and viands are; For books are as meats and viands are; some of good, some of evil sub-stance. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: To many a youth and many a maid, To many a youth and many a maid, dancing in the chequer'd shade. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Th' unconquerable will,/ And study of revenge, immortal Th' unconquerable will,/ And study of revenge, immortal hate,/ And courage never to submit or yield/ And what is else not to be overcome? — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Who, as they sung, would take the prison'd Who, as they sung, would take the prison'd soul And lap it in Elysium. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: What honour that, But tedious waste of time, What honour that, But tedious waste of time, to sit and hear So many hollow compliments and lies. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Yours be the advantage all, mine the revenge Yours be the advantage all, mine the revenge — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth,
Stol'n on his wing my three-and-twentieth year! — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Hail, wedded love, mysterious law; true source of Hail, wedded love, mysterious law; true source of human happiness. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Seas wept from our deep sorrows. Seas wept from our deep sorrows. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Boast not of what thou would'st have done, Boast not of what thou would'st have done, but do. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Hail holy light, offspring of heav'n firstborn! Hail holy light, offspring of heav'n firstborn! — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Chaos umpire sits And by decision more embroils Chaos umpire sits And by decision more embroils the fray by which he reigns: next him high arbiter Chance governs all. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: So much I feel my genial spirits droop, So much I feel my genial spirits droop, My hopes all flat, nature within me seems In her functions weary of herself. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Nor love thy life, nor hate; but what Nor love thy life, nor hate; but what thou livest,
Live well; how long, or short, permit to Heaven. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger, comes dancing Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger, comes dancing from the east. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Who can enjoy alone? Or all enjoying what Who can enjoy alone? Or all enjoying what contentment find? — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The virtuous mind that ever walks attendedBy a The virtuous mind that ever walks attended
By a strong siding champion, Conscience. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: A boundless continent, Dark, waste, and wild, under A boundless continent, Dark, waste, and wild, under the frown of night Starless expos'd. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Consider first, that great or bright infers not Consider first, that great or bright infers not excellence. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Faithful found among the faithless. Faithful found among the faithless. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: And miserable it is to be to others And miserable it is to be to others cause of misery ... — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: O fleeting joys Of Paradise, dear bought with O fleeting joys Of Paradise, dear bought with lasting woes! — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Where shame is, there is also fear. Where shame is, there is also fear. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: To whom the wilie Adder, blithe and glad. To whom the wilie Adder, blithe and glad. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: No man who knows aught, can be so No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Just deeds are the best answer to injurious Just deeds are the best answer to injurious words. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The brazen throat of war. The brazen throat of war. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Who knows not Circe, The daughter of the Who knows not Circe, The daughter of the Sun , whose charmed cup Whoever tasted, lost his upright shape, And downward fell into a groveling swine? — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Herbs, and other country messes, Which the neat-handed Herbs, and other country messes, Which the neat-handed Phillis dresses. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Man hath his daily work of body or Man hath his daily work of body or mind Appointed, which declares his dignity, And the regard of Heav'n on all his ways. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: We read not that Christ ever exercised force We read not that Christ ever exercised force but once; and that was to drive profane ones out of his Temple, not to force them in. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Kenneth Galbraith: Milton Friedman's misfortune is that his economic policies Milton Friedman's misfortune is that his economic policies have been tried. — John Kenneth Galbraith
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Smiles from reason flow, To brute deny'd, and Smiles from reason flow, To brute deny'd, and are of love the food. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: I fear yet this iron yoke of outward I fear yet this iron yoke of outward conformity hath left a slavish print upon our necks: the ghost of a linnen decency yet haunts us. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The low'ring element Scowls o'er the darken'd landscape. The low'ring element Scowls o'er the darken'd landscape. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: So he with difficulty and labour hard Mov'd So he with difficulty and labour hard Mov'd on, with difficulty and labour he. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: No institution which does not continually test its No institution which does not continually test its ideals, techniques and measure of accomplishment can claim real vitality. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The pious and just honoring of ourselves may The pious and just honoring of ourselves may be thought the fountainhead from whence every laudable and worthy enterprise issues forth. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: I will not deny but that the best I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Now conscience wakes despair That slumber'd,-wakes the bitter Now conscience wakes despair That slumber'd,-wakes the bitter memory Of what he was, what is, and what must be Worse. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: A short retirement urges a sweet return. A short retirement urges a sweet return. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Every cloud has a silver lining Every cloud has a silver lining — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By George Stigler: All great economists are tall. There are two All great economists are tall. There are two exceptions: John Kenneth Galbraith and Milton Friedman. — George Stigler
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Our cure, to be no more; sad cure! Our cure, to be no more; sad cure! — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: And live like Nature's bastards, not her sons. And live like Nature's bastards, not her sons. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: And sing to those that hold the vital And sing to those that hold the vital shears; And turn the adamantine spindle round, On which the fate of gods and men is wound. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: But what will not ambition and revengeDescend to? But what will not ambition and revenge
Descend to? — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, sober steadfast, Come, pensive nun, devout and pure, sober steadfast, and demure, all in a robe of darkest grain, flowing with majestic train. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: For Solomon, he lived at ease, and full For Solomon, he lived at ease, and full Of honour, wealth, high fare, aimed not beyond Higher design than to enjoy his state. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, Sweet bird, that shun the noise of folly, most musical, most melancholy! — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: And to thy husband's willThine shall submit; he And to thy husband's will
Thine shall submit; he over thee shall rule. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Beauty is God's handwriting-a wayside sacrament. Beauty is God's handwriting-a wayside sacrament. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Where no hope is left, is left no Where no hope is left, is left no fear. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Thy actions to thy words accord; thy wordsTo Thy actions to thy words accord; thy words
To thy large heart give utterance due; thy heart;
Contains of good, wise, just, the perfect shape. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: To overcome in battle, and subdue Nations, and To overcome in battle, and subdue Nations, and bring home spoils with infinite Man-slaughter, shall be held the highest pitch Of human glory. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The wife, where danger or dishonor lurks, safest The wife, where danger or dishonor lurks, safest and seemliest by her husband stays, who guards her, or with her the worst endures. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The nodding horror of whose shady brows Threats The nodding horror of whose shady brows Threats the forlorn and wandering passenger. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Biochemically, love is just like eating large amounts Biochemically, love is just like eating large amounts of chocolate. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: So spake the Son, and into terrour chang'd So spake the Son, and into terrour chang'd His count'nance too severe to be beheld And full of wrauth bent on his Enemies. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: The Angel ended, and in Adam's ear So The Angel ended, and in Adam's ear So charming left his voice, that he awhile Thought him still speaking, still stood fix'd to hear. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: And fast by, hanging in a golden chain, And fast by, hanging in a golden chain, This pendent world, in bigness as a star Of smallest magnitude, close by the moon. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: A shout that tore hell's concave, and beyond A shout that tore hell's concave, and beyond / Frightened the reign of Chaos and old Night. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Th' imperial ensign, which full high advanc'd Shone Th' imperial ensign, which full high advanc'd
Shone like a meteor, streaming to the wind. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Indu'd With sanctity of reason. Indu'd With sanctity of reason. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Let us no more contend, nor blame each Let us no more contend, nor blame each other, blamed enough elsewhere, but strive, In offices of love, how we may lighten each other's burden. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Nor think thou with wind Of aery threats Nor think thou with wind Of aery threats to awe whom yet with deeds Thou canst not. — John Milton
John Milton Quotes By John Milton: Nor jealousy Was understood, the injur'd lover's hell. Nor jealousy Was understood, the injur'd lover's hell. — John Milton