127 Total Quotes

George Herbert Quotes

George Herbert
Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
George Herbert
#Action #British Poet

George Herbert
A hundred load of worry will not pay an ounce of debt
George Herbert
#Debt

George Herbert
Great wealth always supports the party in power, no matter how corrupt it may be. It never exerts itself for reform, for it instinctively fears change.
George Herbert
#Change

George Herbert
He who has the pepper may season as he lists.
George Herbert
#Control

George Herbert
One sword keeps another in the sheath.
George Herbert
#British Poet

George Herbert
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
George Herbert
#British Poet

George Herbert
Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
George Herbert
#Advice #Books And Reading

George Herbert
Be thrifty, but not covetous.
George Herbert
#British Poet

George Herbert
The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition
George Herbert
#Atheism

George Herbert
Living well is the best revenge
George Herbert
#Living

George Herbert
He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven
George Herbert
#Forgiveness

George Herbert
Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
George Herbert
#British Poet #Storms

George Herbert
Better never begin than never make an end.
George Herbert
#British Poet

George Herbert
You must lose a fly to catch a trout
George Herbert
#Risk-taking

George Herbert
He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
George Herbert
#British Poet

George Herbert
The eyes have one language everywhere
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#Eyes

George Herbert
When a friend asks there is no tomorrow
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#Future

George Herbert
The offender never pardons
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#Forgiveness

George Herbert
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
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#Family #English Proverbs

George Herbert
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
George Herbert
#British Poet #Peace

George Herbert
Love bade me welcome, but my soul drew back
George Herbert
#Love

George Herbert
Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert
#British Poet #Army