Ben Jonson Quotes


25 Ben Jonson quotes:



"Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate the times"
"He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity"
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"He knows not his own strength that hath not met adversity"
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes Italian Poet Quotes
"True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice."
"Talking is the disease of age."
"They that know no evil will suspect none."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"He threatens many that hath injured one."
"When a virtuous man is raised, it brings gladness to his friends, grief to his enemies, and glory to his posterity"
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Enemies Quotes
"Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two things."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Speakers And Speaking Quotes Eloquence Quotes
"Ill fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"Reader, look / Not on his picture, but his book."
"Cares that have entered once in the breast, will have whole possession of the rest."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Anxiety Quotes
"Ramp up my genius, be not retrograde; But boldly nominate a spade a spade."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"I do honor the very flea of his dog"
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"When a virtuous man is raised, it brings gladness to his friends, grief to his enemies, and glory to his posterity."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"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."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Horses Quotes
"Fortune, that favours fools."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"Queen and huntress, chaste and fair, / Now the sun is laid to sleep, / Seated in thy silver chair, / State in wonted manner keep: / Hesperus entreats thy light, / Goddess, excellently bright."
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Sleep Quotes Queen Quotes
"Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue"
Author: Jonson Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his motion!"



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