John Lyly or Lilly or Lylie

John
Lyly or Lilly or Lylie
c. 1554
1606

English Prose, Writer, Poet, Playwright

Author Quotes

He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose.

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.

The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.

Nature hath giuen no man a country, no more than she hath a house or lands... and the same Moone shined, whereby he noted that euery place was a country to a wise man, and al parts a pallace to a quiet mind.

The sun shineth upon the dunghill and is not corrupted.

The tongue, the ambassador of the heart.

If you will be cherished when you are old, be courteous while you be young.

Age alway ough to be a myrrour for youth, for where olde age is impudent, there certainly youth must needes be shamlesse.

Excellent alwayes are the gifts which are made aceptable by the vertue of ye giuer.

Mistrust no man without cause, neither be ye credulous without proofe.

Justice without mercie were extreme iniurie.

First Name
John
Last Name
Lyly or Lilly or Lylie
Birth Date
c. 1554
Death Date
1606
Bio

English Prose, Writer, Poet, Playwright