John Milton Quotes


99 John Milton quotes:



"Let none admire that riches grow in hell; that soil may best deserve the precious bane."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Wealth Quotes Hell Quotes
"Thousands at his bidding speed, And post o'er land and ocean without rest; They also serve who only stand and wait"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Land Quotes
"Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"Virtue that wavers is not virtue."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"To know that which before us lies in daily life is the prime wisdom."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"When night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Night Quotes
"Accuse not Nature, she hath done her part; Do thou but thine."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts / And eloquence."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"The bloody Piedmontese that rolled / Mother with infant down the rocks."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"From man or angel the great Architect did wisely to conceal, and not divulge his secrets to be scanned by them who ought rather admire; or if they list to try conjecture, he his fabric of the heavens left to their disputes, perhaps to move his laughter at their quaint opinions wide hereafter, when they come to model heaven calculate the stars, how they will wield the mighty frame, how build, unbuild, contrive to save appearances, how gird the sphere with centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, and epicycle, orb in orb."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Scientists Quotes
"A short retirement urges a sweet return."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"The olive-grove of Academe, / Plato's retirement, where the Attic bird / Trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Retirement Quotes
"To be weak is miserable / Doing or suffering."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Suffering Quotes
"Let those who would write heroic poems make their life an heroic poem."
"Demoniac frenzy, moping melancholy, / And moon-struck madness."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Madness Quotes
"Farewell happy fields / Where joy for ever dwells: Hail horrors, hail!"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Joy Quotes
"The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Liberty Quotes



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