In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson Quotes
As he brews, so shall he drink.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be...
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a...
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue.
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is,...
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless...
'Twas only fear first in the world made gods.
True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
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;...
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
We hope to grow old, and we dread old age; that is to say, we...
Youth is not measured by the age of a person, but by the curiosity a...
Sex education may be a good idea in the schools, but I don't believe the...