Facts about John Donne United Kingdom Flag

Summary

John Donne (born in London, England, UK, died in London, England, UK) was a famous Poet from United Kingdom, who lived between January 24, 1572 and March 31, 1631. He became 59 years old.

Biography

John Donne was an English Baroque poet, and the most prominent of the metaphysical poets.

His works include religious poems, translations from Latin, epigrams, elegies, songs, quotes, sonnets and satires. He let the associations board rhymes and verses, and he used the surprising images, often from his time discoveries and science, which was new compared to Renaissance literature. These modern trends led him boomed during modernism in the 1900s, and today is regarded John Donne as the greatest English poet of the time between Shakespeare and Milton.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by John, under the main topics: Beauty, Motivational.

Related authors: George Herbert

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Donne

Famous quotes by John Donne (30)


Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Wicked is not much worse than indiscreet"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The day breaks not, it is my heart"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Since you would save none of me, I bury some of you"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Pleasure is none, if not diversified"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"More than kisses, letters mingle souls"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I observe the physician with the same diligence as the disease"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I am two fools, I know, for loving, and for saying so in whining poetry"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Humiliation is the beginning of sanctification"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so. For, those, whom thou think'st thou dost overthrow. Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"But let them sleep, Lord, and me mourn a space"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"But I do nothing upon myself, and yet I am my own executioner"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Busy old fool, unruly Sun, why dost thou thus through windows and through curtains call on us? Must to thy motions lovers seasons run?"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Art is the most passionate orgy within man's grasp"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it"


Comments