All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome
Quote by Ben Jonson
Apes are apes, though clothed in scarlet.
I have betrayed myself with my own tongue; The case is altered
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his...
Fortune, that favors fools.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick.
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be...
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
Talking is the disease of age.
Leave a kiss but in the cup, and I'll not look for wine.
Who casts to write a living line, must sweat
Follow a shadow, it still flies you.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.
Soul of the Age! The applause! delight! the wonder of our stage! My Shakespeare, rise;...
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate...
A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless...
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.