William Drummond Quotes.
What sweet delight a quiet life affords.
Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace… on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
He who dares not reason, is a slave.
He who dares not (reason), is a slave.
Sleep, Silence’s child, sweet father of soft rest, Prince whose approach peace to all mortals brings Indifferent host to shepherds and kings Sole comforter to minds with grief oppressed.
There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.
I study myself more than any other subject; it is my metaphysic, and my physic.
He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.
Thrice happy he, who by some shady grove, Far from the clamorous world; doth live his own; Though solitary, who is not alone, But doth converse with that eternal love.