Thomas Browne quotes

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Yet is every man his own greatest enemy, and as it were his own executioner.
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
We all labour against our own cure, for death is the cure of all diseases.
I could be content that we might procreate like trees, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world wit ...
A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender.
We term sleep a death ... by which we may be literally said to die daily; in fine, so like death, I dare not trust it without my p ...
Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpet ...
Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
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