John Webster - Quotes

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Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust. ---->>>

Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best.

Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best.

Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.

Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.

When a man's mind rides faster than his horse can gallop they quickly both tire. ---->>>

Man is most happy, when his own actions are arguments and examples of his virtue. ---->>>

A politician is the devil's quilted anvil; He fashions all sins on him, and the blows are never heard. ---->>>

Sorrow is held the eldest child of sin. ---->>>

Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.

Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.

For the subtlest folly proceeds from the subtlest wisdom. ---->>>

Though lust do masque in ne'er so strange disguise she's oft found witty, but is never wise. ---->>>

In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air. ---->>>

Men often are valued high, when they are most wretched. ---->>>

'Tis better to be fortunate than wise. ---->>>

When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons. ---->>>

Heaven fashioned us of nothing; and we strive to bring ourselves to nothing. ---->>>

All things do help the unhappy man to fall. ---->>>

That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks, who rails into his belief all his defects. ---->>>

We are merely the stars tennis-balls, struck and bandied which way please them. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 1578
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Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Playwright
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John Webster (c. 1580 – c. 1634) was an English Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage. His life and career overlapped William Shakespeare's.(wikipedia)