John Milton Quotes

11 November 2014

None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.

11 November 2014

No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.

11 November 2014

A man may be a heretic in the truth; and if he believe things only because his pastor says so, or the assembly so determines, without knowing other reason, though his belief be true, yet the very truth he holds becomes his heresy.

11 November 2014

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.

11 November 2014

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.

11 November 2014

Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.

11 November 2014

Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil.

11 November 2014

Lords are lordliest in their wine.

11 November 2014

To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.

11 November 2014

Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delightful studies.