Quotes by Owen Felltham

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Owen Feltham (1602?-68) was a religious writer, author of a book entitled Resolves, Divine, Moral, and Political (circa 1620), containing 146 short essays. It had great popularity in its day. Though sometimes stiff and affected in style, it contains many sound, if not original or brilliant, reflections, and occasional felicities of expression. Feltham was for a time in the household of the Earl of Thomond as chaplain or sec., and published (1652), Brief Character of the Low Countries. more

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Negligence is the rust of the soul, that corrodes through all her best resolves.

There is no belittling worse than to over praise a man.
There is no one subsists by himself alone.
Perfection is immutable. But for things imperfect, change is the way to perfect them.
Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.