Francis Quarles

Francis Quarles Quotes and Sayings

Francis Quarles English poet (1592 - 1644)

Be very circumspect in the choice of thy company. In the society of thine equals thou shalt enjoy more pleasure; in the society of thy superiors thou shalt find more profit. To be the best in the company is the way to grow worse. ~Francis Quarles

Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger. ~Francis Quarles