John Donne Quotes (191 quotes)
“Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”
John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers (1990 edition), Paulist Press - ISBN: 9780809131600
The complete poems of John Donne (1949 edition)
Selected Poetry (1998 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780192834904
The Canonization, stanza 1.
“God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.”
Selections from the works of ---,DV_.DV_. (1840 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Donne
Died: March 31, 1631 (aged 59)
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.