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"Love is friendship set on fire." Jeremy Taylor
As quoted in The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Poetry (2010) pg. 88 No context is available for this quote beyond the fact that Taylor wrote frequently on the subject of love and God. Add Category or Author

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"Love is friendship set on fire." 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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"Every act of virtue is an ingredient unto reward." Jeremy Taylor
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"Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself." Jeremy Taylor
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"Celibacy, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity; but marriage, like the useful bee, builds a house, and gathers sweetness from every flower, and labors and unites" 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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"It is a great art to die well." Jeremy Taylor
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"Dive on them and squash them if you must." Jeremy Taylor
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"It is impossible to make people understand their ignorance, for it requires knowledge to perceive it; and, therefore, he that can perceive it hath it not." Jeremy Taylor
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"A religion without mystery must be a religion without God" Jeremy Taylor
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"To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance." Jeremy Taylor
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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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"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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"Secrecy is the chastity of friendship." 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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"Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend." Jeremy Taylor
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"He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason." Jeremy Taylor
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"Whatsoever we beg of God, let us also work for it." 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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"The conditions were terrible, I thought that our guys played well in the second half though." Jeremy Taylor
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