Best Quotes by Joseph Hall (Top 8)

  1. Moderation is the silken string running through the pearl chain of all virtues.
  2. Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
  3. Perfection is the child of time.
  4. There is no enemy can hurt us but by our own hands. Satan could not hurt us, if our own corruption betrayed us not. Afflictions cannot hurt us without our own impatience. Temptations cannot hurt us, without our own yieldance. Death could not hurt us, without the sting of our own sins. Sins could not hurt us, without our own impenitence.
  5. A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was.
  6. It is of no small commendation to manage a little well. To live well in abundance is the praise of the estate, not of the person. I will study more how to give a good account of my little, than how to make it more.
  7. He is great enough that is his own master.
  8. Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps good time, but if it be too much or indiscreetly tampered with, the alarm runs out before the hour.