John Milton Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old John Milton quotes, John Milton sayings, and John Milton proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Temper justice with mercy. John Milton
One sip of this will bathe the drooping spirits in delight, beyond the bliss of dreams. John Milton
Prudence is the virtue by which we discern what is proper to do under various circumstances in time and place. John Milton
Every cloud has a silver lining. John Milton
Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right John Milton
Power ought to serve as a check to power. John Milton
Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe. John Milton
The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day. John Milton
Luck is the residue of design. John Milton
Biochemically, love is just like eating large amounts of chocolate. John Milton
Chance governs all. John Milton
He seemed For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow. John Milton
So dear I love him, that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life. John Milton
The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven. John Milton
He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires and fears is more than a king. John Milton
A man may be ungrateful, but the human race is not so. John Milton
Towered cities please us then, and the busy hum of men. John Milton
Th' unwieldy elephant, To make them mirth, us'd all his might, and wreathed His lithe proboscis. John Milton
Lethe, the river of oblivion, rolls his watery labyrinth, which whoso drinks forgets both joy and grief. John Milton
So dear I love him, that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life. John Milton
He who reigns within himself, and rules passions, desires, and fears, is more than a king. John Milton
Loneliness is the first thing which God's eye named not good. John Milton
To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable. John Milton
Go in thy native innocence, rely on what thou hast of virtue, summon all, for God towards thee hath done his part, do thine. John Milton
Awake, arise or be for ever fall'n. John Milton
To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable. John Milton
Innocence, once lost, can never be regained; Darkness, once gazed upon, can never be lost. John Milton
To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one that had been led astray through the heav'n's wide pathless way; And oft, as if her head she bowed, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. John Milton
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. John Milton
Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies. John Milton