Abraham Cowley Quotes

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This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high.
Abraham Cowley
Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was always in the right.
Abraham Cowley
God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.
Nothing is to come, and nothing past: But an eternal now, does always last.
Abraham Cowley
Life is an incurable disease.
Solitude can be used well by very few people. They who do must have a knowledge of the world to see the foolishness of it, and enough virtue to despise all the vanity.
Abraham Cowley
The world's a scene of changes, and to be constant, in nature were inconstancy.
Abraham Cowley

Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.
Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.
Hope! of all ills that men endure, the only cheap and universal cure.
Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.