Thomas More Quotes

42 Thomas More quotes:

"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."
"For when they see the people swarm into the streets, and daily wet to the skin with rain, and yet cannot persuade them to go out of the rain, they do keep themselves within their houses, seeing they cannot remedy the folly of the people."
"Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal."
"My only books were woman's looks, and folly's all they've taught me."
"One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated."
"See me safe up: for in my coming down, I can shift for myself."
"Some worship such men as have been eminent in former times for virtue or glory, not only as ordinary deities, but as the supreme god."
"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."
"The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing."
"They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is."
"This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven."
"'Tis the last rose of summer Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone."
"What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine."
"Whoever loveth me, loveth my hound."
"This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven"
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"Humility, that low, sweet root, From which all heavenly virtues shoot"
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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."
"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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"Is not this house [the Tower of London] as nigh heaven as my own?"
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"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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