Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
Love was as subtly caught, as a disease; But being got it is a treasure sweet, which to defend is harder than to get: And ought not be profaned on either part, for though 'Tis got by chance, 'Tis kept by art.
102 Views
John Donne

John Donne

English clergyman and metaphysical poet celebrated as a preacher (1572-1631)

All John Donne quotes | John Donne Books

FAVORITE (5 fans)

Translation

Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this John Donne quote with the community:

Quote of the Day Today's Quote | Archive

Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     

Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"John Donne Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 19 Feb. 2018. <https://www.quotes.net/quote/58640>.

Embed

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.