'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end.
Quote by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson Quotes
I have betrayed myself with my own tongue; The case is altered
Apes are apes, though clothed in scarlet.
Who casts to write a living line, must sweat
They that know no evil will suspect none.
True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
As he brews, so shall he drink.
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two...
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick.
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a...
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment
They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is,...
This is the very womb and bed of enormity.
Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.