John Donne Quote


John Donne
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
John DonneShare on Facebook

Born: 1572

Died: March 31, 1631 (aged 59)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Poet, priest, lawyer

Bio: John Donne was an English poet, satirist, lawyer and a clergyman in the Church of England. He is considered the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets. His works are noted for their strong, sensual style and include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons.

Quote of the day

The States should be urged to concede to the General Government, with a saving of chartered rights, the exclusive power of establishing banks of discount for paper.

Popular Authors

Charles Sanders Peirce
Vladimir Lenin
Friedrich Hayek
Allan Bloom
Paulo Coelho
Arthur C. Clarke
Quentin Crisp
Henry Miller
Bill Clinton
Napoleon Bonaparte
Bernard Baruch
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Black Elk
Abraham Joshua Heschel
Dante Alighieri
Robert Burns