Quotations by John Lyly

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Born: Friday, April 3, 1908
Died: Monday, May 25, 1908 (0 years old)
Profession: Writer
Nationality: English


A clear conscience is a sure card.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Conscience)

A merry companion is as good as a wagon.
- John Lyly

As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Love, Hate, Wine)

He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Honesty, Nothing)

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Earth, Heaven)

Night hath a thousand eyes.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Eyes, Night)

The sun shineth upon the dunghill, and is not corrupted.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Sun)

The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Life, Honesty, Measure)

To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Fancy, Fire, Measure, Reason, Wind)

We might knit that knot with our tongues that we shall never undo with our teeth.
- John Lyly

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
- John Lyly
(Keywords: Heart, Hope, Mind, Past, Shame)







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