Best Quotes by John Webster (Top 10)

  1. Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.
  2. Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.
  3. Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.
  4. I account this world a tedious theater, For I do play a part in 't 'gainst my will.
  5. The chiefest action for a man of great spirit is never to be out of action... the soul was never put into the body to stand still.
  6. When a man's mind rides faster than his horse can gallop they quickly both tire.
  7. How tedious is a guilty conscience!
  8. Is not old wine wholesomest, old pippins toothsomest, old wood burn brightest, old linen wash whitest? Old soldiers, sweethearts, are surest, and old lovers are soundest.
  9. In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air.
  10. Do you not weep? Other sins only speak; murder shrieks out. The element of water moistens the earth, But blood flies upwards and bedews the heavens.

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