Best Quotes by Abraham Cowley (Top 10)

  1. A mighty pain to love it is, And 'tis a pain that pain to miss; But, of all pains, the greatest pain Is to love, but love in vain.
  2. May I a small house and large garden have;And a few friends,And many books, both true.
  3. Life is an incurable disease.
  4. Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.
  5. For the whole world, without a native home, Is nothing but a prison of larger room.
  6. I never had any other desire so strong, and so like covetousness, as that ... I might be master at last of a small house and a large garden, with very moderate conveniences joined to them, and there dedicate the remainder of my life to the culture of them and the study of nature.
  7. Nothing is to come, and nothing past: But an eternal now, does always last.
  8. I would not fear nor wish my fate, but boldly say each night, to-morrow let my sun his beams display, or in clouds hide them; I have lived today.
  9. God the first garden made, and the first city Cain.
  10. Gold begets in brethren hate; Gold in families debate; Gold does friendship separate; Gold does civil wars create.

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