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Ben Johnson Quotes

(1600-), British Clergyman, Poet

No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

Category: Advice

Talking is the disease of age.

Category: Age And Aging

Cares that have entered once in the breast, will have whole possession of the rest.

Category: Anxiety

Art has an enemy called ignorance.

Category: Arts And Artists

Force works on servile natures, not the free.

Category: Force

There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.

Category: Hell

Woman, the more careful she is about her face, the more careless about her house.

Category: Home

Language most shows a man, speak that I may see thee.

Category: Language

The covetous man never has money. The prodigal will have none shortly.

Category: Money

I'll give anything for a good copy now, be it true or false, so it be news.

Category: Newspapers

A good poet's made as well as born.

Category: Poetry And Poets