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Philip Massinger Quotes

Ambition, in a private man is a vice, is in a prince the virtue.

Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise.

Death hath a thousand doors to let out life: I shall find one.

He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity.

He that would govern others, first should be Master of himself.

I had not to this time subsisted, but that I was supported by your frequent courtesies and favours.

Let us love temperately, things violent last not.

Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation.

Many good purposes lie in the churchyard.

Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.

To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us.

True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn.