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Samuel Daniel Quotes





And for the few that only lend their ear, That few is all the world.
 

Beauty, sweet love, is like the morning dew, Whose short refresh upon tender green, Cheers for a time, but till the sun doth show And straight is gone, as it had never been.
 

By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
 

Custom, that is before all law; Nature, that is above all art.
 

He is not poor that has little, but he that desires much.
[Poverty]
 

Love is a sickness full of woes, All remedies refusing; A plant that with most cutting grows, Most barren with best using.
 

Oh, now comes that bitter word - but, which makes all nothing that was said before, that smoothes and wounds, that strikes and dashes more than flat denial, or a plain disgrace.
 

Pity is sworn servant unto love, and this be sure, wherever it begin to make the way, it lets the master in.
[Pity]
 

Striving to tell his woes, words would not come; For light cares speak, when mighty griefs are dumb.
 

The stars that have most glory have no rest.
 

The wise are above books.
 

We come to know best what men are, in their worse jeopardizes.