John Milton Poems and Quotes | Poet | Articles

John Milton Photo
Biography | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

John Milton poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more. The best John Milton resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He is known for the works: Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Lycidas, L'Allegro, and Il Penseroso.


Poems are below...



Top 5 Poems

Quotes

Here are a few random quotes by John Milton.

See also: All John Milton Quotes

Quote Left A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Better reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left 'Tis chastity, my brother, chastity. She that has that is clad in complete steel, and like a quivered nymph with arrows keen may trace huge forests and unharbored heaths, infamous hills and sandy perilous wilds, where through the sacred rays of chastity, no savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer will dare to soil her virgin purity. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Servant of God, well done, well hast thou fought The better fight, who single hast maintain'd Against revolted multitudes the Cause Of Truth, in word mightier than they in Arms; And for the testimony of Truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left A short retirement urges a sweet return. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment