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
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
As he brews, so shall he drink.
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave...
Let those that merely talk and never think, That live in the wild anarchy of...
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two...
Follow a shadow, it still flies you.
Apes are apes, though clothed in scarlet.
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Leave a kiss but in the cup, and I'll not look for wine.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while...
Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue.
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
They that know no evil will suspect none.
Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the...
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with...
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried...