George Herbert Quotes About Pain

Quotes about: Pain
  • Shall I, to please another wine-sprung minde, Lose all mine own? God hath giv'n me a measure Short of His can and body; must I find A pain in that, wherein he finds a pleasure?

    George Herbert (1809). “Herbert's Poems: with his Country Parson. A new edition to which is prefixed, the life of the author; from I. Walton”, p.78
  • If thou do ill, the joy fades, not the pains. If well, the pain doth fade, the joy remains.

    George Herbert, Christopher Harvey, George Gilfillan (1857). “The poetical works of George Herbert”, p.18
  • Cruelty is more cruell, if we defer the pain.

    George Herbert (1874). “The Complete Works of George Herbert: Prose”, p.370

George Herbert

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