George Herbert Quotes About Greatness

Quotes about: Greatness
  • You must lose a fly to catch a trout.

    George Herbert (1853). “The poetical works of George Herbert [and The synagogue, by C. Harvey.]. With life, critical diss., and notes, by G. Gilfillan”, p.317
  • Envy not greatness: for thou mak'st thereby Thyself the worse, and so the distance greater.

    Jeremy Taylor, John Wheeldon, George Herbert (1768). “Sacred Prolusions: Or, Select Pieces from Bishop Taylor and Mr. Herbert. By the Rev. John Wheeldon, ... With a Preface and a Discourse on Rev.xviii. 21. By the Editor”, p.105
  • A great ship asks deep water.

    George Herbert, Christopher Harvey, George Gilfillan (1857). “The poetical works of George Herbert”, p.306

George Herbert

  • Born: April 3, 1593
  • Died: March 1, 1633
  • Occupation: Poet
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