Ben Jonson Quote


Ben Jonson
Source/Notes:
Act ii, Scene 1. - Every Man in His Humour (1598)
Picture Quote:



As he brews, so shall he drink.  - Ben Jonson
More Ben Jonson Quotes
Ben Jonson
Source/Notes:
The works of Ben Jonson (Phillips, Sampson, 1857), p. 865, "Timber; Or, Discoveries Made Upon Man and Matter"
Ben Jonson
Source/Notes:
The Poetaster (1601), Act V, scene iii.

Ben Jonson
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Ben JonsonShare on Facebook

Born: June 11, 1572

Died: August 6, 1637 (aged 65)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, dramatist

Bio: Benjamin Ben Jonson was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair, which are considered his best, and his lyric poems.

Quote of the day

Don't be afraid. The dead cannot hurt you. They give you no pain, except that of seeing your own death in their faces. And one can face that, I find.

Popular Authors

John Updike
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Erich Fromm
Henry Miller
Agatha Christie
Black Elk
Stanislav Grof
Nelson Mandela
Herbert Spencer
Helen Rowland
Vanna Bonta
Samuel Butler (novelist)
Joseph Stalin
Will Durant
Herbert Hoover
William Faulkner