Paradise Lost Book 1 Quotes

Paradise Lost Book 1 Quotes by John Milton and many others.

Pandemonium, the high capital Of Satan and his peers.

Pandemonium, the high capital Of Satan and his peers.
John Milton
Among unequals what society Can sort, what harmony, or true delight?
John Milton
Where peace
And rest can never dwell, hope never comes,
That comes to all.
John Milton
Sole reigning holds the tyranny of Heav’n.
John Milton
His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great ammiral were but a wand, He walk’d with to support uneasy steps Over the burning marle.
John Milton
And out of good still to find means of evil.
John Milton
Th’ imperial ensign, which full high advanc’d
Shone like a meteor, streaming to the wind.
John Milton
Let none admire that riches grow in hell; that soil may best deserve the precious bane.
John Milton
All is not lost, the unconquerable will, and study of revenge, immortal hate, and the courage never to submit or yield.
John Milton
And, when night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.
John Milton
A dungeon horrible, on all sides round, As one great furnace, flamed; yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible Serv’d only to discover sights of woe, Regions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell, hope never comes That comes to all; but torture without end.
John Milton
Spirits when they please Can either sex assume, or both.
John Milton
United thoughts and counsels, equal hope And hazard in the glorious enterprise.
John Milton
Anon out of the earth a fabric huge Rose, like an exhalation.
John Milton
Better to reign in hell than serve in heav’n.
John Milton
As in an organ from one blast of wind
To many a row of pipes the soundboard breathes.
John Milton
Of man’s first disobedience, and the fruit/Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste/Brought death into the world, and all our woe,/With loss of Eden, till one greater Man/Restore us, and regain the blissful seat,/Sing heavenly muse
John Milton