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Francis Beaumont
1584 - 1616
Nationality: English
Category: Playwright
Subcategory: English Playwright

Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.


The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.


You are no better than you should be.


Bad's the best of us.


Kiss till the cow comes home.


Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.


Nothing's so dainty sweet as lovely melancholy.


But what is past my help is past my care.


It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.


There is a method in man's wickedness; it grows up by degrees.


Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep.

    Topics: Death

Oh, love will make a dog howl in rhyme.


Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.


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