Francis Quarles Quotes

Beware of him that is slow to anger.. view

By: Francis Quarles

Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it.. view

By: Francis Quarles

I wish thee as much pleasure in the reading, as I had in the writing... view

By: Francis Quarles

Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue... view

By: Francis Quarles

He that hath no cross deserves no crown... view

By: Francis Quarles

Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester... view

By: Francis Quarles

Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent.. view

By: Francis Quarles

Be wisely worldly, but not worldly wise... view

By: Francis Quarles

Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night.. view

By: Francis Quarles

And he repents in thorns that sleeps in beds of roses... view

By: Francis Quarles

Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor... view

By: Francis Quarles

The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient... view

By: Francis Quarles

It is the lot of man but once to die... view

By: Francis Quarles

If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail... view

By: Francis Quarles

Wickedness is its own punishment... view

By: Francis Quarles

The road to perseverance lies by doubt... view

By: Francis Quarles

The heart is a small thing, but desireth great matters. It is not sufficient for a kite's dinner, yet the whole world is not sufficient for it... view

By: Francis Quarles

The average person's ear weighs what you are, not what you were... view

By: Francis Quarles

That friendship will not continue to the end which is begun for an end... view

By: Francis Quarles

Put off thy cares with thy clothes.. view

By: Francis Quarles

No cross no crown... view

By: Francis Quarles

Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune... view

By: Francis Quarles

My mind's my kingdom... view

By: Francis Quarles

Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety.".. view

By: Francis Quarles

Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains... view

By: Francis Quarles

Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action... view

By: Francis Quarles

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail... view

By: Francis Quarles