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Physicians, of all men, are most happy: whatever good success
soever they have, the world proclaimeth and what faults read more

Physicians, of all men, are most happy: whatever good success
soever they have, the world proclaimeth and what faults they
commit, the earth covereth.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Medicine Quotes,
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The road to perseverance lies by doubt.

The road to perseverance lies by doubt.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Doubt Quotes,
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The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not
sufficient.

The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not
sufficient.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Merit Quotes,
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Is not this lily pure?
What fuller can procure
A white so perfect, spotless clear
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Is not this lily pure?
What fuller can procure
A white so perfect, spotless clear
As in this flower doth appear?

by Francis Quarles Found in: Lilies Quotes,
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'Tis vain to flee; till gentle Mercy show
Her better eye, the farther off we go,
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'Tis vain to flee; till gentle Mercy show
Her better eye, the farther off we go,
The swing of Justice deals the mightier blow.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Mercy Quotes,
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Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy read more

Put off thy cares with thy clothes; so shall thy rest strengthen thy labor, and so thy labor sweeten thy rest.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Rest Quotes,
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Our God and soldier we alike adore,
When at the brink of ruin, not before;
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Our God and soldier we alike adore,
When at the brink of ruin, not before;
After deliverance both alike requited,
Our God forgotten, and our soldiers slighted.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Forgetfulness Quotes,
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Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety.".

Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety.".

by Francis Quarles Found in: Enjoyment Quotes,
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What treasures here do Mammon's sons behold!
Yet know that all that which glitters is not gold.

What treasures here do Mammon's sons behold!
Yet know that all that which glitters is not gold.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Mammon Quotes,
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See, here's a shadow found; the human nature
Is made th' umbrella to the Deity,
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See, here's a shadow found; the human nature
Is made th' umbrella to the Deity,
To catch the sunbeams of thy just Creator;
Beneath this covert thou may'st safely lie.

by Francis Quarles Found in: Umbrellas Quotes,
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