A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson Quotes
I am grieved that it should be said he is my brother, and take these...
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is,...
They that know no evil will suspect none.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
Who casts to write a living line, must sweat
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave...
Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
Soul of the Age! The applause! delight! the wonder of our stage! My Shakespeare, rise;...
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while...
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Calumnies are answered best with silence
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two...
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that action, not words, are...
It didn't dawn on me until you were gone just how much I would mis...
There is little friendship in the world, and least of all between equals.