John Donne Quote
Source/Notes: John Donne: Selections from Divine Poems, Sermons, Devotions, and Prayers (1990 edition), Paulist Press - ISBN: 9780809131600
“As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there.”
Source/Notes: The complete poems of John Donne (1949 edition)
Source/Notes: Selected Poetry (1998 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780192834904
Source/Notes: The Canonization, stanza 1.