Robert Herrick Quotes


17 Robert Herrick quotes:



"Her eyes the glow-worm lend thee, / The shooting-stars attend thee; / And the elves also,/ Whose little eyes glow, / Like the sparks of fire, befriend thee."
Author: Herrick Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish."
"Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun."
"Who covets more is evermore a slave."
"Each must in virtue strive for to excel; That man lives twice that lives the first life well."
"Tears are the noble language of the eye."
"Attempt the end, and never stand to doubt. Nothing's so hard but search will find it out."
"Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold; New things succeed, as former things grow old."
"Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end."
"The person lives twice who lives the first life well."
"Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee."
"Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, old Time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today, tomorrow will be dying."
Author: Herrick Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"If little labor, little are our gains; man's fortunes are according to his pains"
Author: Herrick Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"If a little labor, little are our gains. Man's fortunes are according to his pains."
Author: Herrick Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment"
Author: Herrick Quotes Category: Punishment Quotes
"I dare not ask a kiss; / I dare not beg a smile; / Lest having that, or this, / I might grow proud the while."
Author: Herrick Quotes Category: Smiles Quotes
"I dare not ask a kiss; I dare not beg a smile; Lest having that or this, I might grow proud the while. No, no, the utmost share Of my desire shall be Only to kiss that air, That lately kissed thee."



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