William Drummond Quotes

William Drummond Quotes.

What sweet delight a quiet life affords.

What sweet delight a quiet life affords.
William Drummond
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.
William Drummond
He who dares not reason, is a slave.
William Drummond
He who dares not (reason), is a slave.
William Drummond
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.
William Drummond
There is a silence, the child of love, which expresses everything, and proclaims more loudly than the tongue is able to do.
William Drummond
I study myself more than any other subject; it is my metaphysic, and my physic.
William Drummond
He who will not reason, is a bigot; he who cannot is a fool; and he who dares not is a slave.
William Drummond
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.
William Drummond