All concord's born of contraries.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
They that know no evil will suspect none.
True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
When a virtuous man is raised, it brings gladness to his friends, grief to his enemies, and glory to his posterity.
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.
If you be sick, your own thoughts make you sick
'Tis the common disease of all your musicians that they know no mean, to be entreated, either to begin or end.
We are persons of quality, I assure you, and women of fashion, and come to see and to be seen.
To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
A new disease? I know not, new or old, but it may well be called poor mortals plague for, like a pestilence, it doth infect the houses of the brain till not a thought, or motion, in the mind, be free from the black poison of suspect.
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his motion!