Philip Sidney Sayings and Quotes

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


Either I will find a way, or I will make one.     

Philip Sidney

A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.     

Philip Sidney

What is birth to a man if it shall be a stain to his dead ancestors to have left such an offspring?     

Philip Sidney

The only disadvantage of an honest heart is credulity.     

Philip Sidney

It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.     

Philip Sidney

It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.     

Philip Sidney

Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.     

Philip Sidney

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.     

Philip Sidney

A brave captain is as a root, out of which, as branches, the courage of his soldiers doth spring.     

Philip Sidney

The only disadvantage of an honest heart is credulity.     

Philip Sidney

Friendship is made fast by interwoven benefits.     

Philip Sidney

Valor is abased by too much loftiness.     

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The first mark of valor is defence.     

Philip Sidney

There is little hope of equity where rebellion reigns.     

Philip Sidney

The tip no jewel needs to wear: The tip is jewel of the ear.     

Philip Sidney

Give tribute, but not oblation, to human wisdom.     

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Contentions for trifles can get but a trifling victory.     

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It is against womanhood to be forward in their own wishes.     

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A noble cause doth ease much a grievous case.     

Philip Sidney

The journey of high honor lies not in smooth ways.     

Philip Sidney

The ingredients of health and long life, are great temperance, open air, easy labor, and little care.      

Philip Sidney