104 Jeremy Taylor Quotes

  • "Enjoy the blessings of this day, if God sends them; and the evils of it bear patiently and sweetly: for this day only is ours, we are dead to yesterday, and we are not yet born to the morrow."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Blessings


  • "Modesty is the appendage of sobriety, and is to chastity, to temperance, and to humility as the fringes are to a garment."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Virtue, Modesty


  • "Follow Him as well for the bitter cup of His passion as for the loaves."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Obedience, Bitterness


  • "Two things create love perfection and usefulness, to which answer, on our part, admiration and desire; and both these are centered in love."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Love


  • "Let your sleep be necessary and healthful, not idle and expensive of time beyond the needs and conveniences of nature; and sometimes be curious to see the preparation the sun makes when he is coming forth from his chambers in the east."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Life, Idleness


  • "God is pleased with no music below so much as with the thanksgiving songs of relieved widows and supported orphans; of rejoicing, comforted, and thankful persons."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Thankfulness, Music


  • "The pharisees minded what God spoke, but not what He intended. They were busy in the outward work of the hand, but incurious of the affections and choice of the heart. So God was served in the letter, they did not much inquire into His purpose; and therefore they were curious to wash their hands, but cared not to purify their hearts."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Hypocrisy, Choices, The Heart


  • "Pity, forbearance, long-sufferance, fair interpretation, excusing our brother, and taking in the best sense, and passing the gentlest sentence, are certainly our duty; and he that does not so is an unjust person."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Forgiveness, Gentleness


  • "Since the days of Pentecost, has the whole church ever put aside every other work and waited upon Him for ten days, that the Spirit's power might be manifested? We give too much attention to method and machinery and resources, and too little to the source of power."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Apathy


  • "He that tempts me to drink beyond my measure, civilly invites me to a fever."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Drunkenness


  • "It is a little learning, and but a little, which makes men conclude hastily. Experience and humility teach modesty and fear."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Humility, Learning, Modesty


  • "Hasty conclusions are the mark of a fool; a wise man doubteth; a fool rageth and is confident; the novice saith, "I am sure that it is so"; the better learned answers, "Peradventure, it may be so; but, I pray thee, inquire.""

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Ignorance, Doubt, Foolishness


  • "Teach us to pray often, that we may pray oftener."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Prayer


  • "He that hath so many and great causes of joy, and yet is in love with sorrow and peevishness, deserves to starve in the midst of plenty, and to want comfort, while he is encircled with blessings."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Blessings, Comfort, Joy


  • "The body of our prayer is the sum of our duty; and as we must ask of God whatsoever we need, so we must watch and labor for all that we ask."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Prayer



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