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George Herbert
Quotations



"Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot."

"Go not for every grief to the physician, nor for every quarrel to the lawyer, nor for every thirst to the pot."
 
"You must lose a fly to catch a trout."
 
"The best mirror is an old friend."
 
"The resolved mind hath no cares. "
 
"The shortest answer is doing the thing. "
 
"In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge. "
 
"The best smell is bread; the best saver, salt; the best love, that of children. "
 
"He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven. "
 
"There would be no great men if there were no little ones. "
 
"There is great force hidden in a gentle command. "
 
"Time is the rider that breaks youth. "
 
"Critics are like brushers of noblemen's clothes."
 
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