All is but a jest, all dust, all not worth two peason:
For why in man's matters is neither rime nor reason.
[Lat., Omnia sunt risus, sunt pulvis, et omnia nil sunt:
Res hominum cunctae, nam ratione lies.]
Quotes, by Puttenham
, Source: Arte of English Poesie (p. 125), attributed by him to Democritus