Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need
Quote by Ben Jonson
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is,...
I am grieved that it should be said he is my brother, and take these...
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment
'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be...
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.
True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
The covetous man never has money; the prodigal will have none shortly.
This is the very womb and bed of enormity.
As he brews, so shall he drink.
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
Fortune, that favors fools.
All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a...
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two...
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.