Best Quotes by Ben Jonson (Top 10)

  1. Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while you have it, use your breath; There is no drinking after death.
  2. True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
  3. To speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
  4. Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I'll not look for wine.
  5. Memory, of all the powers of the mind, is the most delicate and frail.
  6. The voice so sweet, the words so fair, As some soft chime had stroked the air; And though the sound had parted thence, Still left an echo in the sense.
  7. Language most shows a man, speak that I may see thee.
  8. There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
  9. He knows not his own strength that has not met adversity.
  10. Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.

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