John Milton 9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674

Quotes (115)

None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence.
John Milton (1608-1674), British poet. repr. In Complete Prose Works of Milton, ed. Ernest Sirluck (1959). The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates (1649).
No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.
John Milton (1608-1674), British poet. repr. In Complete Prose Works of Milton, ed. Ernest Sirluck (1959). The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates (1649).
A man may be a heretic in the truth; and if he believe things only because his pastor says so, or the assembly so determines, without knowing other reason, though his belief be true, yet the very truth he holds becomes his heresy.
John Milton (1608-1674), British poet. Areopagitica: a Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing to the Parliament of England (1644).

Comments (20)

Nice poem.
absolutely brilliant
thanks
All Comments