Jeremy Taylor Quotes

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"Nothing is greater or more fearful sacrilege than to prostitute the great name of God to the petulancy of an idle tongue." Jeremy Taylor
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"Avoid idleness, and fill up all the spaces of thy time with severe and useful employment: for lust easily creeps in at those emptinesses where the soul is unemployed and the body is at ease; no easy, healthful, idle person was ever chaste if he could" Jeremy Taylor
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"The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge" Jeremy Taylor
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"Curiosity is the direct incontinence of the spirit." Jeremy Taylor
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"Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit" Jeremy Taylor
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"Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth" Jeremy Taylor
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"A pure mind in a chaste body is the mother of wisdom and deliberation; sober counsels and ingenuous actions; open deportment and sweet carriage; sincere principles and unprejudiced understanding; love of God and self-denial; peace and confidence; hol" Jeremy Taylor
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"Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man's enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor." Jeremy Taylor
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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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"If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small cause, it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous." Jeremy Taylor
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"He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine." Jeremy Taylor
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"No man is poor who does not think himself so. But if in a full fortune with impatience he desires more, he proclaims his wants and his beggarly condition." Jeremy Taylor
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"God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends." Jeremy Taylor
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"A religion without mystery must be a religion without God." Jeremy Taylor
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"Curiosity is the direct incontinency of the spirit." 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 best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge." Jeremy Taylor
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"A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity." Jeremy Taylor
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"Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit." Jeremy Taylor
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"Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth." Jeremy Taylor
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"No man can tell but he that loves his children, how many delicious accents make a man's heart dance in the pretty conversation of those dear pledges; their childishness, their stammering, their little angers, their innocence, their imperfections, their necessities, are so many little emanations of joy and comfort to him that delights in their persons and society." Jeremy Taylor
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