Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. Being purged a fire sparkling in lovers eyes, being vexed a sea nourished with lovers tears, What is it else? A madness most discreet, A choking gall and a perserving…
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Conscience is but a word that cowards use, / Devised at first to keep the...
I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the...
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
Such as we are made of, such we be.
Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
Is there no way for men to be, but women Must be half-workers?
To be a well-flavored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read...
Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it; the one brings fuel, the other blows it...
Our foster-nurse of nature is repose
By medicine life may be prolonged, yet death will seize the doctor too.
Exceeds man's might: that dwells with the gods above.
Expectation is the root of all heartache.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their...
He that is proud eats up himself; pride in his glass, his trumpet, his chronicle;...
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
I dote on his very absence.
Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.