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SummaryGeorge Herbert was a famous Poet from United Kingdom, who lived between April 3, 1593 and March 1, 1633. He became only 39 years old.
BiographyHe was an English author who at the side of John Donne and Andrew Marvell is considered one of the most prominent of the metaphysical poets.
George Herbert was born into a wealthy, educated family. His father died when George was three years. Mora was a friend of John Donne. Among the four siblings are his poet and philosopher Edward Herbert known. Little is known about the early years of Herbert. He studied theology and philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and was closed for public examination Orator at Cambridge University. In 1630 he was prestevigd.
In his poetry suited Herbert practical spoke only to religious themes which he treated from a very personal point of view, and neither from an abstract or telologisk standpoint.
He died of tuberculosis 1 March 1633 in Bemerton, Wiltshire.
Zodiac etc.He is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 45 quotes who is written / told by George, under the main topics: Humor, Legal, Men.
Related authors: Andrew Marvell, John Donne
Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Herbert
Famous quotes by George Herbert (45)
"Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path"
"There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it"
"One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father"
"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"
"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"
"Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee"
"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"
"Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby"
"Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy"
"A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin"
"In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge"