Quotes by Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet

English American poet

Alive from: 1612-1672

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish.
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    A prosperous state makes a secure Christian, but adversity makes him Consider.
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    If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee.
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    If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
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    If what I do prove well, it won't advance. They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance.
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    Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
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    Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving, and old age of spending.
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