John Donne Quotes
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I neglect God and his angles for the noise of a fly, for the rattling of a coach, for the whining of a door.
Between cowardice and despair, valour is gendred.
Any man s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
God himself took a day to rest in, and a good man's grave is his Sabbath.
Our faults are not seen, But past us; neither felt, but only in The punishment.
If every gnat that flies were an archangel, all that could but tell me that there is a God; and the poorest worm that creeps tells me that.
Good is not good, unless A thousand it possess, But doth waste with greediness.
True joy is the earnest which we have of heaven, it is the treasure of the soul, and therefore should be laid in a safe place, and nothing in this world is safe to place it in.
The rich have no more of the kingdom of heaven than they have purchased of the poor by their alms.
O, if thou car'st not whom I love Alas, thou lov'st not me.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.