Jeremy Taylor Quotes

To be proud of learning is the greatest ignorance.

 
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Jeremy Taylor
Jeremy Taylor
  • Born: August 13, 1667
  • Died: August 13, 1667
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Clergyman

Jeremy Taylor 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.