Sir Thomas Browne Quotes
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God is a skillful Geometrician.
Death is the cure of all diseases.
There is no road or ready way to virtue.
Though in a wilderness, a man is never alone.
We carry with us the wonders we seek without us.
Flattery is a juggler, and no kin unto sincerity.
We carry within us the wonder we seek without us.
Praise is a debt we owe unto the Virtue of others.
The long habit of living indisposeth us for dying.
We carry within us the wonders we seek without us.
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
Persecution is a bad and indirect way to plant religion.
Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude.
The vices we scoff at in others laugh at us within ourselves.
Art is the perfection of nature ... nature is the art of God.
Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
Yet is every man his own greatest enemy, and as if were his own executioner.
No one should approach the temple of science with the soul of a money changer.
Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.
A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
For the world, I count it not an inn, but a hospital; and a place not to live, but to die in.
By compassion we make others' misery our own, and so, by relieving them, we relieve ourselves also.
Many...have too rashly charged the troops of error, and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth.
There is music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres.
It is a brave act of valor to contemn death; but where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
It is a brave act of valor to condemn death; but where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.
No man can justly censure or condemn another, because indeed no man truly knows another. . . . Further, no man can judge another, because no man knows himself.
To ruminate upon evils, to make critical notes upon injuries, and to be too acute in their apprehension, is to add unto our own tortures, to feather the arrows of our enemies, to lash ourselves with the scorpions of our foes, and to resolve to sleep no more; for injuries long dreamt on, take away at last all rest.