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.


Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.      

George Herbert

Step by step the ladder is ascended.     

George Herbert

Give a clown your finger, and he will take your hand.     

George Herbert

A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees further of the two.     

George Herbert

The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition     

George Herbert

It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.      

George Herbert

Good words are worth much, and cost little.      

George Herbert

Music helps not the toothache.     

George Herbert

Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.     

George Herbert

Be useful where thou livest.     

George Herbert

Humble Hearts have humble desires.     

George Herbert

The cow knows not what her tail is worth till she has lost it.     

George Herbert

Show me a liar, and I'll show you a thief.     

George Herbert

The lion is not so fierce as they paint him.     

George Herbert

A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.      

George Herbert

To review ones store is to mow twice.     

George Herbert

The tongue talkes at the heads cost.     

George Herbert

In a Leopard the spotts are not observed.     

George Herbert

A full belly neither fights nor flies well.     

George Herbert

Punishment is lame, but it comes.     

George Herbert

Dry bread at home is better then rost meate abroad.     

George Herbert

The Royal Crown cures not the headache.     

George Herbert

Keep good company, and you shall be of the number.     

George Herbert

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.     

George Herbert

Punishment is lame, but it comes.     

George Herbert

One good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters.     

George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.     

George Herbert

A good mother is worth hundreds of schoolmasters.     

George Herbert

There is nobody will go to hell for company.     

George Herbert

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

George Herbert