Jeremy Taylor Quotes


15 Jeremy Taylor quotes:



"Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Action Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of science is not able to make an oyster."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Creation Quotes Earth Quotes
"To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Ignorance Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive it; and, therefore, he that can perceive it hath it not."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Ignorance Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Curiosity Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Fools And Foolishness Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"When you lie down with a short prayer, commit yourself into the hands of your Creator; and when you have done so, trust Him with yourself, as you must do when you are dying."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Prayer Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"Love is friendship set on fire"
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small cause, it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous."
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Anger Quotes British Clergyman Quotes
"Celibacy, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity; but marriage, like the useful bee, builds a house, and gathers sweetness from every flower, and labors and unites"
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth"
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit"
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Language Quotes
"The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge"
Author: Taylor Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes



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