Quotes by Francis Beaumont

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Francis Beaumont (1584 - 1616) was a dramatist in the English Renaissance theatre, most famous for his collaborations with John Fletcher. more

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Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.

It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep.
The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.
Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else, and we strive to swim on top.
Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.
There is a method in man's wickedness; it grows up by degrees.

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