Quotes by John Webster

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John Webster (c. 1578 - c. 1634) was an English Jacobean dramatist, a late contemporary of William Shakespeare. His tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage.

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There is not in nature, a thing that makes man so deformed, so beastly, as doth intemperate anger.

Fortune's a right whore. If she give ought, she deals it in small parcels, that she may take away all at one swoop.
We are merely the stars tennis-balls, struck and bandied which way please them.
When I go to hell, I mean to carry a bribe: for look you, good gifts evermore make way for the worst persons.