John Donne Quotes

25 John Donne quotes:

"Let me arrest thy thoughts; wonder with me, why plowing, building, ruling and the rest, or most of those arts, whence our lives are blest, by cursed Cain's race invented be, and blest Seth vexed us with Astronomy."
Author: Donne Quotes Category: Scientists Quotes
"Contemplative and bookish men must of necessity be more quarrelsome than others, because they contend not about matter of fact, nor can determine their controversies by any certain witnesses, nor judges. But as long as they go towards peace, that is Truth, it is no matter which way."
Author: Donne Quotes Category: Men Quotes Quarrels Quotes
"Yet call not this long life; but think that IAm, by being dead, immortal; can ghosts die?"
Author: Donne Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"I throw myself down in my chamber, and I call in, and invite God, and his Angels thither, and when they are there, I neglect God and his Angels, for the noise of a fly, for the rattling of a coach, for the whining of a door."
Author: Donne Quotes Category: Prayer Quotes
"As soon as there was two there was pride"
Author: Donne Quotes Category: Pride Quotes

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