104 Jeremy Taylor Quotes

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He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Do not burn false fire upon God's altar; do not pose and pretend, either to Him or to yourself, in your religious exercises; do not say more than you mean, or use exaggerated language that goes beyond the facts, when speaking to Him whose word is truth.
- Jeremy Taylor
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The Pharisees broke Moses' tables into pieces, and, gathering up the fragments, took to themselves what part of duty they pleased, and left the rest alone.
- Jeremy Taylor
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An unjust acquisition is like a barbed arrow, which must be drawn backward with horrible anguish, or else will be your destruction.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Conscience in most men is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.
- Jeremy Taylor
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In the use of the tongue God hath distinguished us from beasts, and by the well cry ill using it we are distinguished from one another; and therefore, though silence be innocent at death, yet it is rather the state of death than life.
- Jeremy Taylor
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He, who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self-sacrifice.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Mercy is like the rainbow, which God hath set in the clouds; it never shines after it is night. If we refuse mercy here, we shall have justice in eternity.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Never be a judge between thy friends in any matter where both set their hearts upon the victory. If strangers or enemies be litigants, whatever side thou favorest, thou gettest a friend; but when friends are the parties thou losest one.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Habits are the daughters of action, but then they nurse their mother, and produce daughters after her image, but far more beautiful and prosperous.
- Jeremy Taylor
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He that does a base thing in zeal for his friend burns the golden thread that ties their hearts together.
- Jeremy Taylor
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The private and personal blessings we enjoy - the blessings of immunity, safeguard, liberty and integrity - deserve the thanksgiving of a whole life.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Every man rejoices twice when he has a partner of his joy; a friend shares my sorrow and makes it but a moiety, but he swells my joy and makes it double.
- Jeremy Taylor
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No man can hinder our private addresses to God; every man can build a chapel in his breast, himself the priest, his heart the sacrifice, and the earth he treads on, the altar.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Man and wife are equally concerned to avoid all offense of each other in the beginning of their conversation. A little thing can blast an infant blossom.
- Jeremy Taylor
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