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43 Famous Quotes by George Chapman
- 5/12/1634
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Exceeding fair she was not; and yet fair In that she never studied to be fairer Than Nature made her; her beauty cost her nothing, Her virtues were so rare.

Beauty Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: All Fools (act I, sc. 1)

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Let pride go afore, shame will follow after.

Pride Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho!

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A nail in the wound.

Proverbial phrases Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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I pray, what flowers are these? The pansy this, O, that's for lover's thoughts.

Pansies Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: All Fools (act II, sc. 1, l. 248)

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Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license.

Extremes Quotes, by George Chapman

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Enough is as good as a feast.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act III, sc. 2), written by Chapman, Jonson, Marston

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Hier lies that should fetch a perfect woman over the coles.

Proverbs Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Sir Gyles Goosecappe

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Make ducks and drakes with shillings.

Proverbial phrases Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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As good as a play.

Proverbial phrases Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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To be praised by a man who has won his laurels.

Proverbial phrases Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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To have a smattering knowledge of anything.

Proverbial phrases Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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To seek a laurel wreath from a bride-cake. [To seek glory by some trifling performance. A carpet knight.]

Proverbial phrases Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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To throw a blot on a man's reputation by praising him.

Proverbial phrases Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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Words writ in waters.

Words Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Revenge for Honour (act V, sc. 2)

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Who to himself is law, no law doth need, Offends no law, and is a king indeed.

Law Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Bussy d'Ambois (act II, sc. 1)

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His deeds inimitable, like the Sea That shuts still as it opes, and leaves no tracts Nor prints of Precedent for poore men's facts.

Deeds Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Bussy d'Ambois (act I, sc. 1)

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So our lives In acts exemplarie, not only winne Ourselves good Names, but doth to others give Matter for virtuous Deedes, by which wee live.

Deeds Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Bussy d'Ambois (act I, sc. 1)

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He is at no end of his actions blest Whose ends will make greatest and not best.

Action Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Tragedy of Charles, Duke of Byron (act V, sc. 1)

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Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee. Light gains make heavy purses. 'Tis good to be merry and wise.

Business Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Eastward Ho! (act I, sc. 1)

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Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.

Folly Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: All Fools (act V, sc. 1, l. 292)

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Black is a pearl in a woman's eye.

Pearls Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: An Humorous Day's Mirth

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Blood, though it sleep a time, yet never dies. The gods on murtherers fix revengeful eyes.

Murder Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: The Widow's Tears (act V, sc. IV)

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Each natural agent works but to this end,-- To render that it works on like itself.

Work Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Bussy d'Ambois (act III, sc. 1)

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His deeds inimitable, like the Sea That shuts still as it opes, and leaves no tracts Nor prints of Precedent for poore men's facts.

Opinion Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: Bussy d'Ambois (act I, sc. 1)

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Black is a pearl in a woman's eye.

Jewels Quotes, by George Chapman , Source: An Humorous Day's Mirth

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