George Chapman

1560 - 1634

A Quote by George Chapman on good

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They're only truly great who are truly good.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

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A Quote by George Chapman on promises

Promise is most given when the least is said.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: Hero and Leander, 1598

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A Quote by George Chapman on driving and passion

For one heat, all know, doth drive out another, One passion doth expel another still.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: Monsieur d’Olive, 1606

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A Quote by George Chapman on songs, tears, and yielding

I will neither yield to the song of the siren nor the voice of the hyena, the tears of the crocodile nor the howling of the wolf.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: Eastward Ho, 1605

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A Quote by George Chapman on men

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YOUNG MEN THINK OLD MEN ARE FOOLS - old men know young men to be so.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

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A Quote by George Chapman on errors, innovation, and purity

Pure innovation is more gross than error.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: King Henry, in "Bussy D'Ambois," act 1, sc. 2.

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A Quote by George Chapman

Keep thy shop, and thy shop will keep thee. Light gains make heavy purses.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: Eastward Ho, 1605

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A Quote by George Chapman on greatness

Be free, all worthy spirits, And stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: The Conspiracy of Charles, Duke of Byron, 1608

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A Quote by George Chapman on life, love, spirit, and water

Give me a spirit that on this life's rough sea Loves t'have his sails filled with a lusty wind, Even till his sail-yards tremble, his masts crack, And his ship run on her side so low That she drinks water, and her keel plows air.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: The Conspiracy of Charles, Duke of Byron, 1608

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A Quote by George Chapman on danger

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Danger, the spur of all great minds.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: The Revenge of Bussy de’Ambois, 1610

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