George Chapman - Quotes

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They're only truly great who are truly good.

They're only truly great who are truly good.

Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. ---->>>

Promise is most given when the least is said.

Promise is most given when the least is said.

An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion. ---->>>

I am ashamed the law is such an ass. ---->>>

Ignorance is the mother of admiration. ---->>>

Let no man under value the price of a virtuous woman's counsel. ---->>>

Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height. ---->>>

And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock. ---->>>

For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One passion doth expel another still. ---->>>

He that shuns trifles must shun the world. ---->>>

Pure innovation is more gross than error. ---->>>

Who to himself is law, no law doth need, offends no law, and is a king indeed. ---->>>

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least. ---->>>

Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools. ---->>>

We inherit nothing truly, but what our actions make us worthy of. ---->>>

Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 06-21, 2015
Die: May 12, 1634
Occupation: Poet

George Chapman (Hitchin, Hertfordshire, c. 1559 – London,12 May 1634) was an English dramatist, translator, and poet. He was a classical scholar whose work shows the influence of Stoicism. Chapman has been identified as the Rival Poet of Shakespeare's sonnets by William Minto, and as an anticipator of the Metaphysical Poets of the 17th century (wikipedia)