Quotation Explorer - 'John Milton'

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n. - John Milton
The mind is a universe and can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. - John Milton
Gratitude bestows reverence.....changing forever how we experience life and the world. - John Milton
A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond. - John Milton
Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven. - John Milton
He who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, but he who destroys a good book kills reason itself. - John Milton
He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king. - John Milton
Here at least we shall be free. . . Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven. - John Milton
Only add Deeds to thy knowledge answerable; add faith; Add virtue, patience, temperance; add love, By name to come called charity, the soul Of all the rest: then wilt thou not be loath To leave this Paradise; but shalt possess A paradise within thee, happier far. - John Milton
I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words. - John Milton
Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth. - John Milton
Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinions in good men is but knowledge in the making. - John Milton
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties. - John Milton
Farewell Hope, and with Hope farewell Fear - John Milton
He who thinks we are to pitch our tent here, and have attained the utmost prospect of reformation that the mortal glass wherein we contemplate can show us, till we come to beatific vision, that man by this very opinion declares that he is yet far short of truth. - John Milton
Hell has no benefits, only torture. - John Milton
None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license. - John Milton
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth,Stol'n on his wing my three-and-twentieth year! - John Milton
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven. - John Milton
Who overcomes by force hath overcome but half his foe. - John Milton
Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heav'n. - John Milton
Which way I fly is Hell; myself am Hell. - John Milton
Better reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven. - John Milton
No man who know aught can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free. - John Milton
The goal of all learning is to repair the ruin of our first parents. - John Milton
Here at lastWe shall be free;the Almighty hath not builtHere for his envy, will not drive us hence:Here we may reign secure, and in my choiceTo reign is worth ambition though in Hell:Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven. - John Milton
Frei ist, wer der Vernunft gehorcht. - John Milton
...A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. - John Milton
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well. - John Milton
Is it true, O Christ in heaven, that the highest suffer the most?That the strongest wander furthest and most hopelessly are lost?That the mark of rank in nature is capacity for pain?That the anguish of the singer makes the sweetness of the strain? - John Milton
If it come to prohibiting, there is aught more likely to be prohibited than truth itself. - John Milton
The mind is its own place and in itself can make a heaven of Hell and a hell of Heaven - John Milton
Celestial light, shine inward...that I may see and tell of things invisible to mortal sight - John Milton
From morn to noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, a summer's day; and with the setting sun dropped from the zenith like a falling star. - John Milton
In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against Nature not to go out, and see her riches, and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth. - John Milton
A broad and ample road, whose dust is gold,And pavement stars—as starts to thee appearSoon in the galaxy, that milky wayWhich mightly as a circling zone thou seestPowder'd wiht stars. - John Milton
Awake, arise, or be forever fall'n. - John Milton
Freely we serveBecause we freely love, as in our willTo love or not; in this we stand or fall. - John Milton
Many a man lives a burden to the Earth, but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. - John Milton
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