To be a well-favored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read comes by nature
Quote by Shakespeare
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without...
Sweet are the uses of adversity which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, wears yet...
He lives in fame that died in virtue's cause.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been,...
Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!
Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where...
All lovers swear more performance than they are able
My love as deep; the more I give to thee, the more I have, both...
One sees more devils than vast hell can hold
My resolution's placed, and I have nothing Of woman in me; now from head to...
Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the...
I care not, a man can die but once; we owe God and death.
I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.
If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow...
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked;...
I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep...
If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to...
What, man, defy the devil. Consider, he's an enemy to mankind.
There's not a note of mine that's worth the noting.
'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support them after.