William Davenant Quotes

Top 19 wise famous quotes and sayings by William Davenant

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William Davenant quotes: All jealousy must be strangled in its birth ... All jealousy must be strangled in its birth ...
William Davenant quotes: The assembled souls of all that men held wise. The assembled souls of all that men held wise.
William Davenant quotes: Generous soulsAre still most subject to credulity. Generous souls
Are still most subject to credulity.
William Davenant quotes: Calamity is the perfect glass wherein we truly see and know ourselves. Calamity is the perfect glass wherein we truly see and know ourselves.
William Davenant quotes: Honor is the moral conscience of the great. Honor is the moral conscience of the great.
William Davenant quotes: For in a dearth of comforts, we art taughtTo be contented with the least. For in a dearth of comforts, we art taught
To be contented with the least.
William Davenant quotes: Small are the seeds fate does unheeded sowOf slight beginnings to important ends. Small are the seeds fate does unheeded sow
Of slight beginnings to important ends.
William Davenant quotes: Ambition is the mind's immodesty. Ambition is the mind's immodesty.
William Davenant quotes: Had laws not been, we never had been blam'd; For not to know we sinn'd is innocence. Had laws not been, we never had been blam'd; For not to know we sinn'd is innocence.
William Davenant quotes: Think not ambition wise, because 't is brave. Think not ambition wise, because 't is brave.
William Davenant quotes: How beautiful is sorrow when it is dressed by virgin innocence! it makes felicity in others seem deformed. How beautiful is sorrow when it is dressed by virgin innocence! it makes felicity in others seem deformed.
William Davenant quotes: Fame, like the river, is narrowest where it is bred, and broadest afar off. Fame, like the river, is narrowest where it is bred, and broadest afar off.
William Davenant quotes: All slander must still be strangled in its birth, or time will soon conspire to make it strong enough to overcome the truth. All slander must still be strangled in its birth, or time will soon conspire to make it strong enough to overcome the truth.