John Heywood Quote
It is better to be An old man's darling than a young man's warling. - Proverbs (1546)
A dialogue of proverbs (1963 edition)
Would you both eat your cake, and have your cake? - Proverbs (1546)
Died: 1580 (aged 83)
Bio: John Heywood was an English writer known for his plays, poems, and collection of proverbs. Although he is best known as a playwright, he was also active as a musician and composer, though no works survive.
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“In all professions every one affects a particular look and exterior, in order to appear what he wishes to be thought; so that it may be said the world's made up of appearances.”