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George Herbert

George Herbert (3 April 1593 – 1 March 1633) was a Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest. Herbert's poetry is associated with the writings of the metaphysical poets, and he is recognized as "a pivotal figure: enormously popular, deeply and broadly influential, and arguably the most skilful and important British devotional lyricist."

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One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

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Good words are worth much, and cost little.

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Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tool ...

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A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.

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Living well is the best revenge.

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He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever re ...

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Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.

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None knows the weight of another's burden.

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Night is the mother of counsels.

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But, indeed, the science of logic and the whole framework of philosophical thought men have kept sin ...

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Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, / The bridal of the earth and sky...

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Sometimes the best gain is to lose.

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No profit to honour, no honour to Religion.

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Religion a stalking horse to shoot other foul.

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Jest not with the eye or with Religion.

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