Quotes by Andrew Marvell

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Andrew Marvell (March 31, 1621 August 16, 1678) was an English metaphysical poet, and the son of an Anglican clergyman. As a metaphysical, he is associated with John Donne and George Herbert. He was the first assistant of John Milton.

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But at my back I always hear time's winged chariot hurrying near.

Two Paradises t'were in one, to live in Paradise alone.
Self-preservation, nature's first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe.
The grave's a fine and private place, but none, I think, do there embrace.

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