John Milton quotes

Born
9 December 1608, Bread Street, Cheapside, London, England.

Died
8 November 1674.

Occupation
Poet.

John Milton was an English poet.

Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.
– John Milton
He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
– John Milton
To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.
– John Milton
Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself.
– John Milton
Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe.
– John Milton
The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
– John Milton
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.
– John Milton
Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
– John Milton
A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
– John Milton
Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.
– John Milton
Love-quarrels oft in pleasing concord end.
– John Milton
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
– John Milton
They also serve who only stand and wait.
– John Milton
Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.
– John Milton
Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.
– John Milton
For what can war, but endless war, still breed?
– John Milton
He that studieth revenge keepeth his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
– John Milton