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Philip Massinger quotes: Such as ne'er saw swans May think crows beautiful. Such as ne'er saw swans May think crows beautiful.
Philip Massinger quotes: Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise. Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise.
Philip Massinger quotes: My dancing days are past. My dancing days are past.
Philip Massinger quotes: We have not an hour of life in which our pleasures relish not some pain, our sours, some sweetness. We have not an hour of life in which our pleasures relish not some pain, our sours, some sweetness.
Philip Massinger quotes: Many good purposes lie in the churchyard. Many good purposes lie in the churchyard.
Philip Massinger quotes: They are only safe That know to soothe the prince's appetite, And serve his lusts. They are only safe That know to soothe the prince's appetite, And serve his lusts.
Philip Massinger quotes: Death hath a thousand doors to let out life: I shall find one. Death hath a thousand doors to let out life: I shall find one.
Philip Massinger quotes: To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us. To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us.
Philip Massinger quotes: Giants inTheir promises, but those obtained, weak pigmiesIn their performance. Giants in
Their promises, but those obtained, weak pigmies
In their performance.
Philip Massinger quotes: What a seaOf melting ice I walk on! What a seaOf melting ice I walk on!
Philip Massinger quotes: Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation. Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation.
Philip Massinger quotes: He that doth public good for multitudes, finds few are truly grateful He that doth public good for multitudes, finds few are truly grateful
Philip Massinger quotes: I have play'd the fool, the gross fool, to believe The bosom of a friend will hold a secret Mine own could not contain. I have play'd the fool, the gross fool, to believe The bosom of a friend will hold a secret Mine own could not contain.
Philip Massinger quotes: Black detraction will find faults where they are not. Black detraction will find faults where they are not.
Philip Massinger quotes: What can innocence hope for, When such as sit her judges are corrupted! What can innocence hope for, When such as sit her judges are corrupted!
Philip Massinger quotes: He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity. He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity.
Philip Massinger quotes: Pleasures of worse natures Are gladly entertained, and they that shun us Practice in private sports the stews would blush at. Pleasures of worse natures Are gladly entertained, and they that shun us Practice in private sports the stews would blush at.
Philip Massinger quotes: Conscience and wealth are not always neighbors. Conscience and wealth are not always neighbors.
Philip Massinger quotes: For any man to match above his rank is but to sell his liberty. For any man to match above his rank is but to sell his liberty.
Philip Massinger quotes: How sweetly sounds the voice of a good woman! It is so seldom heard that, when it speaks,it ravishes all senses. How sweetly sounds the voice of a good woman! It is so seldom heard that, when it speaks,it ravishes all senses.
Philip Massinger quotes: What pity 'tis, one that can speak so well, Should in his actions be so ill! What pity 'tis, one that can speak so well, Should in his actions be so ill!
Philip Massinger quotes: Ambition, in a private man is a vice, is in a prince the virtue. Ambition, in a private man is a vice, is in a prince the virtue.
Philip Massinger quotes: Nay, droop not, fellows; innocence should be bold. Nay, droop not, fellows; innocence should be bold.
Philip Massinger quotes: From the kingTo the beggar, by gradation, all are servants;And you must grant, the slavery is lessTo study to please one, than many. From the king
To the beggar, by gradation, all are servants;
And you must grant, the slavery is less
To study to please one, than many.
Philip Massinger quotes: True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn. True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn.
Philip Massinger quotes: This is the Jew that Shakespeare drew. This is the Jew that Shakespeare drew.
Philip Massinger quotes: The good needs fear no law, It is his safety and the bad man's awe. The good needs fear no law, It is his safety and the bad man's awe.
Philip Massinger quotes: Petitions, not sweetened with gold, are but unsavory and oft refused; or, if received, are pocketed, not read. Petitions, not sweetened with gold, are but unsavory and oft refused; or, if received, are pocketed, not read.
Philip Massinger quotes: Goldthe picklock that never fails. Gold
the picklock that never fails.
Philip Massinger quotes: One grain of incense with devotion offer'd'S beyond all perfumes of Sabaean spices. One grain of incense with devotion offer'd
'S beyond all perfumes of Sabaean spices.
Philip Massinger quotes: Without good company all daintiesLose their true relish, and like painted grapes,Are only seen, not tasted. Without good company all dainties
Lose their true relish, and like painted grapes,
Are only seen, not tasted.
Philip Massinger quotes: A willing mind makes a hard journey easy. A willing mind makes a hard journey easy.
Philip Massinger quotes: If you like not hanging, drown yourself; Take some course for your reputation. If you like not hanging, drown yourself; Take some course for your reputation.
Philip Massinger quotes: Nor custom, nor example, nor cast numbers Of such as do offend, make less the sin. Nor custom, nor example, nor cast numbers Of such as do offend, make less the sin.
Philip Massinger quotes: 0 summer friendship, whose flat-tering leaves shadowed us in our prosperity, With the least gust, drop off in the autumn of adversity.
Philip Massinger quotes: I in my own house am an emperor, And will defend what's mine. I in my own house am an emperor, And will defend what's mine.
Philip Massinger quotes: He that would govern others first should be master of himself. He that would govern others first should be master of himself.
Philip Massinger quotes: A diamond, though set in horns, is still a diamond, and sparkles in purest gold. A diamond, though set in horns, is still a diamond, and sparkles in purest gold.
Philip Massinger quotes: He that knows no guilt can know no fear. He that knows no guilt can know no fear.
Philip Massinger quotes: Ill news are swallow-winged, but what is good walks on crutches. Ill news are swallow-winged, but what is good walks on crutches.
Philip Massinger quotes: Virgin me no virgins! I must have you lose that name, or you lose me. Virgin me no virgins! I must have you lose that name, or you lose me.
Philip Massinger quotes: It is true fortitude to stand firm againstAll shocks of fate, when cowards faint and dieIn fear to suffer more calamity. It is true fortitude to stand firm against
All shocks of fate, when cowards faint and die
In fear to suffer more calamity.