Talking is the disease of age.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Who casts to write a living line, must sweat
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
'Twas only fear first in the world made gods.
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
They that know no evil will suspect none.
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
Leave a kiss but in the cup, and I'll not look for wine.
I am grieved that it should be said he is my brother, and take these...
Follow a shadow, it still flies you.
All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a...
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate...
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.