Inspirational Quote of the Day: One About Gratitude by John Milton

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Learn more about British poet John Milton at Wikipedia.

John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, and man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), written in blank verse.

Milton’s poetry and prose reflect deep personal convictions, a passion for freedom and self-determination, and the urgent issues and political turbulence of his day. Writing in English, Latin, Greek, and Italian, he achieved international renown within his lifetime, and his celebrated Areopagitica (1644)—written in condemnation of pre-publication censorship—is among history’s most influential and impassioned defences of free speech and freedom of the press.

3 thoughts on “Inspirational Quote of the Day: One About Gratitude by John Milton

  1. He used a lot of big words and I find it hard to understand what he meant.
    Gratitude is almost unknown in some entire countries. I refer to the Former Soviet Union. Some, or many, people see gratitude as a weakness. I am not one of them. I grew up in a nice free country where 99% of people were white. Politeness, kindness, generosity and gratitude were common in the Australia of my younger days.
    All of these are less common now that Australia has been Cooned and Yellowed and Muzzified, and dumbed down.

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