Soul of the Age! The applause! delight! the wonder of our stage! My Shakespeare, rise; I will not lodge thee by Chaucer, or Spenser, or bid Beaumont lie A little further, to make thee a room; Thou art a monument…
Quote by Ben Jonson
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment
This is the very womb and bed of enormity.
All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome
Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two...
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate...
Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need.
Follow a shadow, it still flies you.
I am grieved that it should be said he is my brother, and take these...
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
They that know no evil will suspect none.
Leave a kiss but in the cup, and I'll not look for wine.
Lastly, do I vow, that mine eyes desire you above all things.
For you see, each day I love you more; today more than yesterday and less...