Let no man value at a little price A virtuous woman's counsel; her wing'd spirit Is feather'd oftentimes with heavenly words.
T is immortality to die aspiring, As if a man were taken quick to heaven.
O what is man Unless he be a Politician?
Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee. Light gains make heavy purses. 'Tis good to be merry and wise.
Virtue is not malicious; wrong done her Is righted even when men grant they err.
His deeds inimitable, like the sea That shuts still as it opes, and leaves no tracts Nor prints of precedent for poor men's facts.
Poetry, unlike oratory should not aim at clarity..but be dense with meaning, 'something to be chewed and digested
Fortune, the great commandress of the world, Hath divers ways to advance her followers: To some she gives honour without deserving, To other some, deserving without honour.
Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.
So our lives In acts exemplary, not only win Ourselves good names, but doth to others give Matter for virtuous deeds, by which we live.
Pure innovation is more gross than error.
He that shuns trifles must shun the world.