"Man is not ..." Quote of John Donne

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Man is not only a contributory creature, but a total creature; he does not only make one, but he is all; he is not a piece of the world, but the world itself; and next to the glory of God, the reason why there is a world.

John Donne
John Donne (c. 1572-1631), British divine, metaphysical poet. Sermons, no. 35 (1625).