A good poet's made as well as born.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Follow a shadow, it still flies you.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
Talking is the disease of age.
Leave a kiss but in the cup, and I'll not look for wine.
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave...
As he brews, so shall he drink.
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
Soul of the Age! The applause! delight! the wonder of our stage! My Shakespeare, rise;...
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
Calumnies are answered best with silence
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two...
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is,...
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.