They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a prince as soon as his groom.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson Quotes
The covetous man never has money; the prodigal will have none shortly.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave...
He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his...
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
Good morning to the day: and next, my gold! - / Open the shrine that...
Follow a shadow, it still flies you.
I have betrayed myself with my own tongue; The case is altered
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two...
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
As he brews, so shall he drink.
Who casts to write a living line, must sweat
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate...
They that know no evil will suspect none.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.