Facts about John Webster

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John Webster was a famous Playwright from England, who lived between and 1634 AC.

Our collection contains 19 quotes who is written / told by John.

Famous quotes by John Webster (19)


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"Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust"
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"Sorrow is held the eldest child of sin"
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"Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together"
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"That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks, who rails into his belief all his defects"
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"In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air"
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"A politician is the devil's quilted anvil; He fashions all sins on him, and the blows are never heard"
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"Though lust do masque in ne'er so strange disguise she's oft found witty, but is never wise"
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"Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best"
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"For the subtlest folly proceeds from the subtlest wisdom"
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"When a man's mind rides faster than his horse can gallop they quickly both tire"
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"Fortune's a right whore. If she give ought, she deals it in small parcels, that she may take away all at one swoop"
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"Men often are valued high, when they are most wretched"
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"Heaven fashioned us of nothing; and we strive to bring ourselves to nothing"
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"Man is most happy, when his own actions are arguments and examples of his virtue"
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"Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end"
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"'Tis better to be fortunate than wise"
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"When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons"
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"We are merely the stars tennis-balls, struck and bandied which way please them"
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"All things do help the unhappy man to fall"


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