Weigh the meaning and look not at the words.
Quote by Ben Jonson
He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
Art hath an enemy called Ignorance.
Talking is the disease of age.
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
Fortune, that favors fools.
As he brews, so shall he drink.
Good morning to the day: and next, my gold! - / Open the shrine that...
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a...
Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his...
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while...
I have betrayed myself with my own tongue; The case is altered
Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.
All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome
He threatens many that hath injured one.
They that know no evil will suspect none.
From the fact that people are very different it follows that, if we treat them...
Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in...
When choosing between two evils, I always like to take the one I've never tried...