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Sir Thomas Browne Quotes

(1605-1682), British Author, Physician, , Philosopher

Charity But how shall we expect charity towards others, when we are uncharitable to ourselves? Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world; yet is every man his greatest enemy, and, as it were, his own executioner.

Category: Charity

Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.

Category: Charity

Death is the cure for all diseases.

Category: Death And Dying

Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.

Category: Death And Dying

Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death.

Category: Death And Dying

We all labor against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.

Category: Death And Dying

Let age, not envy, draw wrinkles on thy cheeks.

Category: Envy

It is we that are blind, not fortune.

Category: Eyes

It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many million faces, there should be none alike.

Category: Faces

To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy.

Category: Faith

But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity.

Category: Fame

Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them.

Category: Hatred

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.

Category: Nature

Nature is the art of God.

Category: Nature

Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.

Category: Obstinacy