Quotes by John Pearson
15 quotes by John Pearson
Love is of that excellent nature, that it is esteemed by the best of men, and accepted from the meanest persons; what then is the affection of a Father.
Quote about love, affection, humans, nature
Love, when in an equal, commandeth love, and this is so just, that fire doth not more naturally create a flame.
Quote about love, fire, fire brigade
The occasion of this sadness is expressed in a word, but must be considered in many more, as being the principal concernment both of the Text and Time.
Quote about sadness, word, being, time
They which have no hope of a life to come, may extend their griefs for the loss of this, and equal the days of their mourning with the years of the life of man.
Quote about hope, day, immortality, life, man
Thirdly, Death is nothing else but a change of a short and temporary for an unalterable and eternal condition.
Quote about change, death, nothing
Vulgar and common persons, as they carry nothing out of this world, so they leave nothing in it: they receive no eminency in their birth, they acquire none in their life, they have none when they die, they leave none at their death.
Quote about humans, common sense, nothing, death, world, immortality, life
We usually say of ancient persons, that they have already one foot in the grave, and the rest of their life is nothing else but the bringing of these feet together.
Quote about old, humans, nothing, immortality, life
What reason then can we produce, that the life of a man whom we esteem, should be sorrow to himself, and his death be grief to us.
Quote about reason, sadness, death, man, immortality, life