Thomas Sherlock

Thomas
Sherlock
1678
1761

English Bishop of London

Author Quotes

There is no dispute managed without passion, and yet there is scarce a dispute worth a passion.

Most men take least notice of what is plain, as if that was of no use; but puzzle their thoughts to be themselves is those vast depths and abysses which no human understanding can fathom.

Nothing is truly infamous, but what is wicked; and therefore shame can never disturb an innocent and virtuous mind.

Sins may be forgiven through repentance, but no act of wit will ever justify them.

Those men who destroy a healthful constitution of body by intemperance as manifestly kill themselves as those who hang or poison or drown themselves.

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First Name
Thomas
Last Name
Sherlock
Birth Date
1678
Death Date
1761
Bio

English Bishop of London