Thomas Browne Quotes


17 Thomas Browne quotes:



"Think it more satisfactory to live richly than die rich."
"By compassion we make others' misery our own, and so, by relieving them, we relieve ourselves also"
Author: Browne Quotes Category: Compassion Quotes
"Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave."
"Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous."
"Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good."
"It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike."
"It is we that are blind, not fortune."
"Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks."
"To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy."
"Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion."
"Come, fair repentance, daughter of the skies! Soft harbinger of soon returning virtue; The weeping messenger of grace from heaven."
"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."
"Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them."
"Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles."
"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."
"Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself."
"All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God."
Author: Browne Quotes Category: Nature Quotes



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