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quotation: In her face excuse Came prologue, and apology too prompt. John Milton


In her face excuse

Came prologue, and apology too prompt.

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quotation: A good principle not rightly understood may prove as hurtful as a bad. John Milton


A good principle not rightly understood may prove as hurtful as a bad.

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quotation: John Milton about conscience


He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the center, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon.John Milton (1608-1674) Discuss

quotation: So dear I love him that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life. John Milton


So dear I love him that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life.

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quotation: John Milton


Assuredly we bring not innocence into the world, we bring impurity much rather: that which purifies us is trial, and trial is by what is contrary.

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quotation: What hath night to do with sleep? John Milton


What hath night to do with sleep?

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quotation: The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven. John Milton


The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.

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quotation: Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties. John Milton


Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.

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Quotation of the Day: John Milton on ability to adapt


To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.

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Today’s Quotation: John Milton (1608-1674) on Education


I call therefore a complete and generous education that which fits a man to perform justly, skillfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.

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