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Thomas More Quotes

A friendship like love is warm; a love like friendship is steady.

A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse.

An absolutely new idea is one of the rarest things known to man.

And it will fall out as in a complication of diseases, that by applying a remedy to one sore, you will provoke another; and that which removes the one ill symptom produces others.

And, indeed, though they differ concerning other things, yet all agree in this: that they think there is one Supreme Being that made and governs the world, whom they call, in the language of their country, Mithras.

Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise.

By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.

Disguise our bondage as we will, 'Tis woman, woman, rules us still.

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.

Fond memory brings the light of other days around me.

For when they see the people swarm into the streets, and daily wet to the skin with rain, and yet cannot persuade them to go out of the rain, they do keep themselves within their houses, seeing they cannot remedy the folly of the people.

He travels best that knows when to return.

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.

I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself.

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.

My only books were woman's looks, and folly's all they've taught me.

Oh! blame not the bard.

One of the greatest problems of our time is that many are schooled but few are educated.

Our emotional symptoms are precious sources of life and individuality.