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“To be proud of learning

is the greatest ignorance.”

– Jeremy Taylor

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A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
Jeremy Taylor (exact source unknown)

 

God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends.
Jeremy Taylor (exact source unknown)

 

If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury; if from a small cause, it is peevishness; and so is always either terrible or ridiculous.
Jeremy Taylor (exact source unknown)

 

Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.
Jeremy Taylor (exact source unknown)

 

Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.
Jeremy Taylor (exact source unknown)

 

No man is poor who does not think himself so.

Jeremy Taylor (exact source unknown)

 

Jeremy Taylor was born this date 8/15/1613.  This Church of England minister wrote the classics The Rule and Exercise of Holy Living (1650) and The Rule and Exercise of Holy Dying (1651).  He died 8/13/1667.

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“A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.” *

“Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.” *

“God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends.” *

“Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.” *

“Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.” *

* Exact source unknown.

Jeremy Taylor died this date, 8/13/1667 at Lisburn, Ireland.  He penned The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living (1650) and The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (1651). Taylor was born 1613 at Cambridge, England.

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