- Name: Jeremy Taylor
- Died: 08/13/1667
- Born: 1613
Jeremy Taylor (1613–1667) was a cleric in the Church of England who achieved fame as an author during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell. He is sometimes known as the “Shakespeare of Divines” for his poetic style of expression, and he is frequently cited as one of the greatest prose writers in the English language. He is remembered in the Church of England’s calendar of saints with a Lesser Festival on 13 August.
School: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Jeremy Taylor quotes :
A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity.Jeremy Taylor
If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury if from a small cause, it is peevishness and so is always either terrible or ridiculous.Jeremy Taylor