Thomas Traherne Quotes About Self

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"You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars." ~ Thomas Traherne
"Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love." ~ Thomas Traherne
"You never know yourself till you know more than your body." ~ Thomas Traherne
"To think the world therefore a general Bedlam, or place of madmen, and oneself a physician, is the most necessary point of present wisdom: an important imagination, and the way to happiness." ~ Thomas Traherne
"Happiness was not made to be boasted, but enjoyed. Therefore tho others count me miserable, I will not believe them if I know and feel myself to be happy; nor fear them." ~ Thomas Traherne
"Love can forbear, and Love can forgive...but Love can never be reconciled to an unlovely object... He can never therefore be reconciled to your sin, because sin itself is incapable of being altered; but He may be reconciled to your person because that may be restored and Loved." ~ Thomas Traherne
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