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George Herbert – 13 Quotes

 

13 Quotes by George Herbert

 

Living well is the best revenge.

– George Herbert


One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

– George Herbert


Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.

– George Herbert


Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health.

– George Herbert


In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.

– George Herbert


A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.

– George Herbert


A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.

– George Herbert


Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.

– George Herbert


Life is half spent before we know what it is.

– George Herbert


There would be no great men if there were no little ones.

– George Herbert


War makes thieves and peace hangs them.

– George Herbert


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.

– George Herbert


Be calm in arguing for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.

– George Herbert