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 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 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 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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A Quote by George Chapman on deed, good, life, names, and virtue

So our lives In acts exemplary, not only win Ourselves good names, but doth to others give Matter for virtuous deeds, by which we live.

George Chapman (1560 - 1634)

Source: Bussy de’Ambois, 1607

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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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