Top 15 Robert Herrick Quotes

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“Bid me to love, and I will give a loving heart to thee.”

― Robert Herrick

“Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It’s not the fight that crowns us, but the end.”

― Robert Herrick

“It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.”

― Robert Herrick

“The person lives twice who lives the first life well.”

― Robert Herrick

“What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.”

― Robert Herrick

“Each must in virtue strive for to excel; That man lives twice that lives the first life well.”

― Robert Herrick

“Know when to speak – for many times it brings danger, to give the best advice to kings.”

― Robert Herrick

“In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep.”

― Robert Herrick

“Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let’s kiss afresh, as when we first begun.”

― Robert Herrick

“Who covets more is evermore a slave.”

― Robert Herrick

“Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold; New things succeed, as former things grow old.”

― Robert Herrick

“The body is the soul’s poor house or home, whose ribs the laths are and whose flesh the loam.”

― Robert Herrick

“He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke.”

― Robert Herrick

“Tears are the noble language of the eye.”

― Robert Herrick

“Attempt the end, and never stand to doubt. Nothing’s so hard but search will find it out.”

― Robert Herrick
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