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John Donne Quotes

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'Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.'

'Art is the most passionate orgy within man's grasp.'

'Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.'

'Humiliation is the beginning of sanctification.'

'Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies.'

'No man is an island, entire of itself'

'Pleasure is none, if not diversified.'

Born in City, London
Died in London
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Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. - Winston Churchill
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