Facts about Francis Quarles

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Francis Quarles was a famous Poet from England, who lived between May 8, 1592 and September 8, 1644.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 27 quotes who is written / told by Francis.

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Famous quotes by Francis Quarles (27)


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"Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains"
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"The road to perseverance lies by doubt"
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"Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety.""
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"Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester"
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"Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived"
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"Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest"
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"Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice"
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"Wickedness is its own punishment"
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"I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing"
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"Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue"
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"Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune"
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"The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite's dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it"
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"The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were"
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"My mind's my kingdom"
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"And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses"
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"That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end"
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"Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action"
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"Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail"
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"If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail"
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"Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger"
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"It is the lot of man but once to die"
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"He that hath no cross deserves no crown"
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"Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor"
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"Beware of him that is slow to anger; for when it is long coming, it is the stronger when it comes, and the longer kept. Abused patience turns to fury"
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"The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient"
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"No cross no crown"
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"Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise"


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