Quotations by Philip Massinger

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Born: Saturday, May 2, 1908
Died: Saturday, June 27, 1908 (0 years old)
Profession: Poet
Nationality: British

Ambition, in a private man is a vice, is in a prince the virtue.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Virtue, Ambition, Man, Vice)

Be wise; soar not too high to fall; but stoop to rise.
- Philip Massinger

Death hath a thousand doors to let out life: I shall find one.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Death)

He is not valiant that dares die, but he that boldly bears calamity.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Calamity)

He that would govern others, first should be Master of himself.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: First)

I had not to this time subsisted, but that I was supported by your frequent courtesies and favours.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Time)

Let us love temperately, things violent last not.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Love)

Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Credit, Malice)

Many good purposes lie in the churchyard.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Lie)

Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Virtue, Patience)

To doubt is worse than to have lost; and to despair is but to antedate those miseries that must fall on us.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Despair, Doubt)

True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn.
- Philip Massinger
(Keywords: Dignity)

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