Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
Quote by Ben Jonson
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
Apes are apes, though clothed in scarlet.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his...
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate...
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
A good poet's made as well as born.
Talking is the disease of age.
Calumnies are answered best with silence
Soul of the Age! The applause! delight! the wonder of our stage! My Shakespeare, rise;...
Fortune, that favors fools.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
This is the very womb and bed of enormity.
All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome
As he brews, so shall he drink.
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns delight itself to punishment.
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick.
'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be...