Robert Herrick Quotes

Top 88 wise famous quotes and sayings by Robert Herrick

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Robert Herrick quotes: What though the sea be calm? trust to the shore, Ships have been drown'd, where late they danc'd before. What though the sea be calm? trust to the shore, Ships have been drown'd, where late they danc'd before.
Robert Herrick quotes: Humble we must be, if to heaven we go; High is the roof there, but the gate is low. Humble we must be, if to heaven we go; High is the roof there, but the gate is low.
Robert Herrick quotes: He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke. He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke.
Robert Herrick quotes: Next, when I cast mine eyes and seeThat brave vibration each way free,O how that glittering taketh me! Next, when I cast mine eyes and see
That brave vibration each way free,
O how that glittering taketh me!
Robert Herrick quotes: In prayer the lips ne'er act the winning part, Without the sweet concurrence of the heart. In prayer the lips ne'er act the winning part, Without the sweet concurrence of the heart.
Robert Herrick quotes: Love is maintain'd by wealth: when all is spent,Adversity then breeds the discontent. Love is maintain'd by wealth: when all is spent,
Adversity then breeds the discontent.
Robert Herrick quotes: Tis hard to find God, but to comprehendHim, as He is, is labour without end. Tis hard to find God, but to comprehend
Him, as He is, is labour without end.
Robert Herrick quotes: Love is a circle that doth restless moveIn the same sweet eternity of love. Love is a circle that doth restless move
In the same sweet eternity of love.
Robert Herrick quotes: No pains. No gains No pains. No gains
Robert Herrick quotes: Tears are the noble language of the eye. Tears are the noble language of the eye.
Robert Herrick quotes: He who has suffered shipwreck, fears to sail Upon the seas, though with a gentle gale. He who has suffered shipwreck, fears to sail Upon the seas, though with a gentle gale.
Robert Herrick quotes: Know when to speak - for many times it brings danger, to give the best advice to kings. Know when to speak - for many times it brings danger, to give the best advice to kings.
Robert Herrick quotes: It is an active flame that fliesFirst to the babies in the eyes. It is an active flame that fliesFirst to the babies in the eyes.
Robert Herrick quotes: The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun.
Robert Herrick quotes: Things are evermore sincere; / Candor here, and lustre there / Delighting. Things are evermore sincere; / Candor here, and lustre there / Delighting.
Robert Herrick quotes: Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold; New things succeed, as former things grow old. Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold; New things succeed, as former things grow old.
Robert Herrick quotes: O thou, the drink of gods and angels! Wine O thou, the drink of gods and angels! Wine
Robert Herrick quotes: No, not JoveHimselfe, at one time, can be wise and love. No, not Jove
Himselfe, at one time, can be wise and love.
Robert Herrick quotes: 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.
Robert Herrick quotes: Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment. Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment.
Robert Herrick quotes: Give house-room to the best; 'tis never knownVerture and pleasure both to dwell in one. Give house-room to the best; 'tis never known
Verture and pleasure both to dwell in one.
Robert Herrick quotes: Hell is no other but a soundlesse pit, Where no one beame of comfort peeps in it. Hell is no other but a soundlesse pit, Where no one beame of comfort peeps in it.
Robert Herrick quotes: Fair daffodils, we weep to seeYou haste away so soon:As yet the early-rising sunHas not attained his noon. Fair daffodils, we weep to see
You haste away so soon:
As yet the early-rising sun
Has not attained his noon.
Robert Herrick quotes: The first act's doubtful, but we say, it is the last commends the play. The first act's doubtful, but we say, it is the last commends the play.
Robert Herrick quotes: Here we are all, by day; by night, we're hurledBy dreams, each one, into a several world. Here we are all, by day; by night, we're hurled
By dreams, each one, into a several world.
Robert Herrick quotes: Rise and put on your foliage, and be seenTo come forth, like the springtime, fresh and green Rise and put on your foliage, and be seen
To come forth, like the springtime, fresh and green
Robert Herrick quotes: That age is best which is the firstWhen youth and blood are warmer. That age is best which is the first
When youth and blood are warmer.
Robert Herrick quotes: When one is past, another care we have; Thus woe succeeds a woe, as wave a wave. When one is past, another care we have; Thus woe succeeds a woe, as wave a wave.
Robert Herrick quotes: A spark neglected makes a mighty fire. A spark neglected makes a mighty fire.
Robert Herrick quotes: You say to me-wards your affection's strong;Pray love me little, so you love me long. You say to me-wards your affection's strong;
Pray love me little, so you love me long.
Robert Herrick quotes: Go to your banquet then, but use delightSo as to rise still with an appetite. Go to your banquet then, but use delight
So as to rise still with an appetite.
Robert Herrick quotes: The readiness of doing doth expresse No other but the doer's willingnesse. The readiness of doing doth expresse No other but the doer's willingnesse.
Robert Herrick quotes: Tears are the noble language of eyes, and when true love of words is destitute. The eye by tears speak, while the tongue is mute. Tears are the noble language of eyes, and when true love of words is destitute. The eye by tears speak, while the tongue is mute.
Robert Herrick quotes: In the hour of my distress, When temptations me oppress, And when I my sins confess, Sweet Spirit, comfort me. In the hour of my distress, When temptations me oppress, And when I my sins confess, Sweet Spirit, comfort me.
Robert Herrick quotes: Learn this of me, where'er thy lot doth fall,Short lot, or not, to be content with all. Learn this of me, where'er thy lot doth fall,
Short lot, or not, to be content with all.
Robert Herrick quotes: Necessity makes dastards valiant men. Necessity makes dastards valiant men.
Robert Herrick quotes: It is the end that crowns us, not the fight. It is the end that crowns us, not the fight.
Robert Herrick quotes: And as this round (ring) is nowhere found to flaw, or else to sever. So let our love as endless prove and pure as gold forever. And as this round (ring) is nowhere found to flaw, or else to sever. So let our love as endless prove and pure as gold forever.
Robert Herrick quotes: Welcome, maids of honor, You doe bring In the spring, And wait upon her. Welcome, maids of honor, You doe bring In the spring, And wait upon her.
Robert Herrick quotes: Thou art my life, my love, my heart,The very eyes of me:And hast command of every partTo live and die for thee. Thou art my life, my love, my heart,
The very eyes of me:
And hast command of every part
To live and die for thee.
Robert Herrick quotes: Praise they that will times past, I joy to see My selfe now live: this age best pleaseth mee. Praise they that will times past, I joy to see My selfe now live: this age best pleaseth mee.
Robert Herrick quotes: In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep. In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep.
Robert Herrick quotes: None pities him that is in the snare, who warned before, would not beware. None pities him that is in the snare, who warned before, would not beware.
Robert Herrick quotes: Seldom comes Glory till a man be dead. Seldom comes Glory till a man be dead.
Robert Herrick quotes: Bid me despair, and I'll despair,Under that cypress tree;Or bid me die, and I will dareE'en Death, to die for thee. Bid me despair, and I'll despair,Under that cypress tree;Or bid me die, and I will dareE'en Death, to die for thee.
Robert Herrick quotes: Men are suspicious; prone to discontent: Subjects still loathe the present Government. Men are suspicious; prone to discontent: Subjects still loathe the present Government.
Robert Herrick quotes: Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end. Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.
Robert Herrick quotes: Each must in virtue strive for to excel; That man lives twice that lives the first life well. Each must in virtue strive for to excel; That man lives twice that lives the first life well.