Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two things.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson Quotes
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a...
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
Calumnies are answered best with silence
Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need
All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is,...
Let those that merely talk and never think, That live in the wild anarchy of...
Who casts to write a living line, must sweat
True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
A good poet's made as well as born.
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
As he brews, so shall he drink.
Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while...
They that know no evil will suspect none.
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.