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Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.
John Milton
#English Poet

Hail wedded love, mysterious law, true source / Of human offspring, sole propriety / In Paradise of all things common else.
John Milton
#Law

The bridge is getting old and it is an indication it is continuing to weaken. So that type of storm we saw (Wednesday) is something we expect to see in the future.
John Milton
#Bridge

Thence up he flew, and on the Tree of Life,/ The middle tree and highest there that grew, / Sat like a cormorant.
John Milton
#Life

Beauty is Nature's coin, must not be hoarded, but must be current.
John Milton
#Beauty

Time will run back, and fetch the age of gold.
John Milton
#Age And Aging

Our sage and serious poet Spenser.
John Milton
#Poet

This is the month, and this the happy morn, wherein the Son of heaven's eternal King, of wedded Maid and Virgin Mother born, our great redemption from above did bring.
John Milton
#Christmas

Rhetoric . . . To which poetry would be made subsequent, or indeed rather precedent, as being less subtle and fine, but more simple, sensuous and passionate.
John Milton
#Poetry

So farewell Hope, and with Hope farewell Fear, Farewell Remorse: all Good to me is lost; Evil be thou my Good
John Milton
#Evil

The melting voice through mazes running;/ Untwisting all the chains that tie / The hidden soul of harmony.
John Milton
#Harmony

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
#English Poet #Heaven

A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond
John Milton
#Books And Reading

Demoniac frenzy, moping melancholy, / And moon-struck madness.
John Milton
#Madness

How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year!
John Milton
#Age And Aging

Our country is wherever we are well off
John Milton
#Country

Thousands at his bidding speed, And post o'er land and ocean without rest; They also serve who only stand and wait
John Milton
#Land

When night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine
John Milton
#Night

My race of glory run, and race of shame, / And I shall shortly be with them that rest.
John Milton
#Glory

Here we may reign secure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition though in hell: Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven
John Milton
#Ambition

Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinions in good men is but knowledge in the making
John Milton
#Desire

No nightly trance or breathèd spell, / Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell.
John Milton
#Cell

To reign is worth ambition though in hell: Better to reign in hell, than serve in heav'n
John Milton
#Ambition

Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, / What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?
John Milton
#Fame

Let those who would write heroic poems make their life an heroic poem.
John Milton
#Life #Writers And Writing

Beauty is Nature's brag, and must be shown/ In courts, at feasts, and high solemnities.
John Milton
#Beauty

Not to know me argues yourselves unknown.
John Milton
#Fame

For who would lose, / Though full of pain, this intellectual being, / Those thoughts that wander through eternity, / To perish rather, swallowed up and lost / In the wide womb of uncreated night, / Devoid of sense and motion?
John Milton
#Eternity