John Milton Quote
“He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.”
Paradise Regained (1671), Book II
Areopagitica, and Other Political Writings of John Milton (1999 edition)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Milton
Born: December 9, 1608
Died: November 8, 1674 (aged 65)
Bio: John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, a scholarly man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost.