The covetous man never has money; the prodigal will have none shortly.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome
Talking is the disease of age.
Let those that merely talk and never think, That live in the wild anarchy of...
Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while...
Fortune, that favors fools.
Who casts to write a living line, must sweat
Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue.
I am grieved that it should be said he is my brother, and take these...
Ambition makes more trusty slaves than need.
Calumnies are answered best with silence
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate...
He threatens many that hath injured one.
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two...
Language most shows a man, speak that I may see thee.
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless...
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his...
Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.