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George Villiers Buckingham Quotes





All true love is founded on esteem.
 

All true love is grounded on esteem.
[Love]
 

Kisses are like grains of gold or silver found upon the ground, of no value themselves, but precious as showing that a mine is near.
[Kisses]
 

Make my breast transparent as pure crystal, that the world, jealous of me, may see the foulest thought my heart does hold.
 

Making my breast transparent as pure crystal, that the world, jealous of me, may see the foulest thought my heart doth hold.
 

The world is made up, for the most part, of fools or knaves, both irreconcilable foes to truth: the first being slaves to a blind credulity, which we may properly call bigotry, the last too jealous of that power they have usurped over the folly and ignorance of the others, which the establishment of the empire of reason would destroy.
[World]