Sir Philip Sidney Quotes

Inspirational quotes by Sir Philip Sidney

Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude.
In forming a judgment, lay your hearts void of foretaken opinions; else, whatsoever is done or said, will be measured by a wrong rule; like them who have jaundice, to whom everything appears yellow.
They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.
But words came halting forth, wanting Inventions stayInvention, Natures child, fled step-dame Studys blows...Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite,Fool, said my Muse to me look in thy heart and write.
All is but lip-wisdom which wants experience.
No sword bites so fiercly as an evil tongue.
The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.

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She stood at the ticket-seller's
Serenely removing her glove,
While hundreds of strugglers and yellers,
And some that were good at a shove,
Were clustered behind her like bats in
a cave and unwilling to speak their love.

At night she still stood at that window
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