Find the best quotes by George Chapman.
Who to himself is law, no law doth need, offends no law, and is a king indeed.
He that shuns trifles must shun the world.
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.
I am ashamed the law is such an ass.
They’re only truly great who are truly good.
And let a scholar all earth’s volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.
Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One passion doth expel another still.
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…
Pure innovation is more gross than error.
Let no man under value the price of a virtuous woman’s counsel.
An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.
Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.
Promise is most given when the least is said.
Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs.
Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Explore More Topics →