Thomas More Quotes

42 Thomas More quotes:

"Our emotional symptoms are precious sources of life and individuality."
"He travels best that knows when to return."
"If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable."
"Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about."
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"Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames."
"Oh! blame not the bard."
"Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed."
"One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated."
"Is not this house [the Tower of London] as nigh heaven as my own?"
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"Humility, that low, sweet root, From which all heavenly virtues shoot"
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"What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine"
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"Fond memory brings the light of other days around me."
"A friendship like love is warm; a love like friendship is steady."
"I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself."
"And, indeed, though they differ concerning other things, yet all agree in this: that they think there is one Supreme Being that made and governs the world, whom they call, in the language of their country, Mithras."
"See me safe up: for in my coming down, I can shift for myself."
"The channel is known only to the natives; so that if any stranger should enter into the bay without one of their pilots he would run great danger of shipwreck."
"She is far from the land where her young hero sleeps, / And lovers are round her, sighing:/ But coldly she turns from their gaze, and weeps, / For her heart in his grave is lying."
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"When Time who steals our years away Shall steal our pleasures too, The mem'ry of the past will stay, And half our joys renew"
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"This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven"
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