George Herbert Sayings and Quotes

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


Pleasing ware is half sold.      

George Herbert

He that lies down with the dogs riseth with fleas.      

George Herbert

The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller but one.      

George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.      

George Herbert

Sum up at night what thou hast done by day.      

George Herbert

The best mirror is an old friend.      

George Herbert

Good words are worth much and cost little.      

George Herbert

He that steals an egg will steal an ox.      

George Herbert

People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.      

George Herbert

One flower makes no garland.      

George Herbert

Half the world knows not how the other half lives.      

George Herbert

Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.      

George Herbert

The mouse that hath but one hole is taken quickly.      

George Herbert

No man can lose what he never had.      

George Herbert

His bark is worse than his bite.      

George Herbert

Every mile is two in winter.     

George Herbert

Where there is peace, God is.     

George Herbert

The best mirror is an old friend.     

George Herbert

One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.     

George Herbert

A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters.     

George Herbert

A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.     

George Herbert

One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.     

George Herbert

One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.     

George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.     

George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.     

George Herbert

Thou hast given so much to me, give one thing more, — a grateful heart; not thankful when it pleaseth me, as if Thy blessings had spare days, but such a heart whose pulse may be Thy praise.     

George Herbert

That is gold which is worth gold.     

George Herbert

Gold opens all locks, no lock will hold against the power of gold.     

George Herbert

The wine in the bottle does not quench thirst.     

George Herbert

Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.     

George Herbert