Facts about Thomas Traherne

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Thomas Traherne was a famous Clergyman from United Kingdom, who lived between and October 10, 1674.

Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Thomas.

Famous quotes by Thomas Traherne (12)


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"Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels"
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"You never know yourself till you know more than your body"
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"You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars"
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"To think the world therefore a general Bedlam, or place of madmen, and oneself a physician, is the most necessary point of present wisdom: an important imagination, and the way to happiness"
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"To love one person with a private love is poor and miserable: to love all is glorious"
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"This visible world is wonderfully to be delighted in, and highly to be esteemed, because it is the theatre of God's righteous Kingdom"
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"This moment exhibits infinite space, but there is a space also wherein all moments are infinitely exhibited, and the everlasting duration of infinite space is another region and room of joys"
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"More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery"
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"Love is the true means by which the world is enjoyed: our love to others, and others love to us"
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"Happiness was not made to be boasted, but enjoyed. Therefore tho others count me miserable, I will not believe them if I know and feel myself to be happy; nor fear them"
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"Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love"
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"An empty book is like an infant's soul, in which anything may be written. It is capable of all things, but containeth nothing. I have a mind to fill this with profitable wonders"


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