Underneath this stone doth lie As much beauty as could die.
Our whole life is like a play.
Memory, of all the powers of the mind, is the most delicate and frail.
Hang sorrow, care'll kill a cat.
I glory more in the coming purchase of my wealth than in the glad possession.
A woman, the more careful she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.
In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his motion!
Apes are apes, though clothed in scarlet.
This is the very womb and bed of enormity.
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.
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
Good men are the stars, the planets of the ages wherein they live, and illustrate the times.
Let them call it mischief: When it is past and prospered t'will be virtue.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I'll not look for wine.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
Neither do thou lust after that tawny weed tobacco.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.