17 Total Quotes

Samuel Daniel Quotes

Love is a sickness full of woes, All remedies refusing; A plant that with most cutting grows, Most barren with best using
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#Advise

Come, worthy Greek! Ulysses, come; / Possess these shores with me! / The winds and seas are troublesome / And here we may be free.
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#Greek

Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night, Brother to Death, in silent darkness born; Relive my languish, and restore the light.
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#Darkness

The wise are above books
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#Wisdom

The stars that have most glory have no rest.
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By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
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And for the few that only lend their ear, That few is all the world.
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We come to know best what men are, in their worse jeopardizes.
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And who in time knows whither we may vent the treasure of our tongue, to what strange shores this gain of our best glories shall be sent, 't unknowing Nations with our stores? What worlds in the yet unformed Occident may come refined with the accents that are ours?
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#Language

Custom, that is before all law; Nature, that is above all art.
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Love is a sickness full of woes, / All remedies refusing; / A plant that with most cutting grows, / Most barren with best using. / Why so? / More we enjoy it, more it dies; / If not enjoyed, it sighing cries, / Hey ho.
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#Love

Man is a creature of a willful head, and hardly driven is, but eas'ly led
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#Men

Beauty, sweet love, is like the morning dew, Whose short refresh upon tender green, Cheers for a time, but till the sun doth show And straight is gone, as it had never been.
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Love is a sickness full of woes, All remedies refusing; A plant that with most cutting grows, Most barren with best using.
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Striving to tell his woes, words would not come; For light cares speak, when mighty griefs are dumb.
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The wise are above books.
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This is the Thing that I was born to do.
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