Jeremy Taylor Quotes
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What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
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Knowledge comes by eyes always open and working hard, and there is no knowledge that is not power.
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Revenge...is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
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The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying.
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It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance; for it requires knowledge to perceive it and therefore he that can perceive it hath it not.
Mistake not. Those pleasures are not pleasures that trouble the quiet and tranquillity of thy life.
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason.