Quotations by John Lyly
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Born: Friday, April 3, 1908
Died: Monday, May 25, 1908 (0 years old)
A clear conscience is a sure card.
A merry companion is as good as a wagon.
As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate.
(Keywords: Love, Hate, Wine)
He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose.
(Keywords: Honesty, Nothing)
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
(Keywords: Earth, Heaven)
Night hath a thousand eyes.
(Keywords: Eyes, Night)
The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted.
The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.
(Keywords: Life, Honesty, Measure)
To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind.
(Keywords: Fancy, Fire, Measure, Reason, Wind)
We might knit that knot with our tongues that we shall never undo with our teeth.
Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
(Keywords: Heart, Hope, Mind, Past, Shame)