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Francis Beaumont Quotes

(1584-1616), British Dramatist

Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top.

Category: Behavior

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

Category: Death And Dying

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.

Category: Faith

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

Category: Gain

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

Category: Interest

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

Category: Silence

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

Category: Wickedness