Thomas Browne Quotes

17 Thomas Browne quotes:

"Come, fair repentance, daughter of the skies! Soft harbinger of soon returning virtue; The weeping messenger of grace from heaven."
"It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike."
"Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks."
"All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God."
Author: Browne Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them."
"Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good."
"Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave."
"To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy."
"By compassion we make others' misery our own, and so, by relieving them, we relieve ourselves also"
Author: Browne Quotes Category: Compassion Quotes
"Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself."
"There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures."
"Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles."
"Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner."
"Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion."
"It is we that are blind, not fortune."
"Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous."
"Think it more satisfactory to live richly than die rich."

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