19 Total Quotes

John Lyly Quotes

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame
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#Heart

The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.
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#English Writer #Honesty

He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose.
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#English Writer #Honesty

Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend, which neither heat, nor cold, nor misery, nor place, nor destiny, can alter or diminish
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#Colors

As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate.
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#English Writer #Contrast

Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks.
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#Perseverance

Cupid and my Campaspe played / At cards for kisses, Cupid paid.
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#Cards

There can no great smoke arise, but there must be some fire
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#Fire

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
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To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind.
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Night hath a thousand eyes.
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The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted.
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A clear conscience is a sure card.
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A merry companion is as good as a wagon.
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We might knit that knot with our tongues that we shall never undo with our teeth.
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Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
John Lyly
#English Writer