Sir Thomas Browne

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Sir Thomas Browne

Sir Thomas Browne

Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Death is the cure for all diseases.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is we that are blind, not fortune.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men live by intervals of reason under the sovereignty of humor and passion.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I could be content that we might procreate like trees, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As reason is a rebel to faith, so passion is a rebel to reason.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity.More Sir Thomas Browne [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God is like a skilful Geometrician.More Sir Thomas Browne [07/21/2011 12:07:25]
When we desire to confine our words, we commonly say they are spoken under the rose.More Sir Thomas Browne [07/21/2011 12:07:39]
To be nameless in worthy deeds, exceeds an infamous history.More Sir Thomas Browne [07/21/2011 12:07:09]
Gold once out of the earth is no more due unto it; what was unreasonably committed to the ground, is reasonably resumed from it; let monuments and rich fabricks, not riches, adorn men's ashes.More Sir Thomas Browne [07/21/2011 12:07:56]
To extend our memories by monuments, whose death we daily pray for, and whose duration we cannot hope, without injury to our expectations in the advent of the last day, were a contradiction to our belief.More Sir Thomas Browne [07/21/2011 12:07:07]
Not worthy to carry the buckler unto him.More Sir Thomas Browne [07/21/2011 12:07:27]
The severe schools shall never laugh me out of the philosophy of Hermes, that this visible world is but a picture of the invisible, wherein as in a portrait, things are not truly, but in equivocal shapes, and as they counterfeit some real substance in that invisible fabric.More Sir Thomas Browne [07/21/2011 12:07:35]
Think not thy time short in this world, since the world itself is not long. The created world is but a small parenthesis in eternity, and a short interposition, for a time, between such a state of duration as was before it and may be after it.More Sir Thomas Browne [07/21/2011 12:07:46]

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