Sir John Denham (6 Quotations)
:: 1615-1668, British Poet, Dramatist
Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.
~ Sir John Denham - [Ambition]
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
~ Sir John Denham - [Books and Reading]
Nor ought a genius less than his that writ attempt translation.
~ Sir John Denham - [Translation]
Search not to find things too deeply hid; Nor try to know things whose knowledge is forbid.
~ Sir John Denham - [Knowledge]
We are never like angels till our passion dies.
~ Sir John Denham - [Angels]
Youth, what man's age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.
~ Sir John Denham - [Youth]
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