Quotations by Abraham Cowley

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Born: Sunday, December 31, 1899
Died: Thursday, July 28, 1667 (232 years old)
Profession: Poet
Nationality: English


Curiosity does, no less than devotion, pilgrims make.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Curiosity, Devotion)

God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: God, First, Garden)

His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was always in the right.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Faith, Life, Right, Wrong)

Hope! of all ills that men endure, the only cheap and universal cure.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Men, Cure)

Life is an incurable disease.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Life, Disease)

Lukewarmness I account a sin, as great in love as in religion.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Love, Religion, Sin)

Nothing is to come, and nothing past: But an eternal now, does always last.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Nothing, Now)

Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Hope, Cure)

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
(Keywords: People, Knowledge, Virtue, Foolishness, Solitude, Vanity, World)

The world's a scene of changes, and to be constant, in nature were inconstancy.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Nature, World)

This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high.
- Abraham Cowley
(Keywords: Lie, Contempt, Envy, May)







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