Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two things.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson Quotes
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate...
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his...
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick.
I have betrayed myself with my own tongue; The case is altered
Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue.
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
As he brews, so shall he drink.
Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need
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;...
Follow a shadow, it still flies you.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
Calumnies are answered best with silence
Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
This is the very womb and bed of enormity.
'Twas only fear first in the world made gods.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
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.
Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need.