36 Total Quotes

George Chapman Quotes

Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.
George Chapman
#English Poet #Elderly

Give me a spirit that on this life's rough sea Loves to have his sails filled with a lusty wind, Even till his sail-yards tremble, his masts crack, And his rapt ship run on her side so low That she drinks water, and her keel ploughs air
George Chapman
#Spirit

Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs
George Chapman
#Dogs

Pure innovation is more gross than error.
George Chapman
#English Poet #Innovation

Promise is most given when the least is said.
George Chapman
#English Poet

Ignorance is the mother of admiration
George Chapman
#Mother

I am ashamed the law is such an ass.
George Chapman
#English Poet #Law

Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.
George Chapman
#English Poet #Greatness

They're only truly great who are truly good.
George Chapman
#English Poet

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
George Chapman
#Advice #English Poet #British Statesman

Extremes, though contrary, have the like effects. Extreme heat kills, and so extreme cold: extreme love breeds satiety, and so extreme hatred; and too violent rigor tempts chastity, as does too much license.
George Chapman
#English Poet

Who to himself is law, no law doth need, offends no law, and is a king indeed
George Chapman
#Law

His naked Ulysses clad in eternal fiction.
George Chapman
#Fiction

Danger, the spur of all great minds.
George Chapman
#Danger

Let no man under value the price of a virtuous woman's counsel.
George Chapman
#English Poet #Man

And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.
George Chapman
#English Poet

We have watered our horses in Helicon.
George Chapman
#Horses

As soon as you're here in front of those race cars, ... everything else kind of goes away.
George Chapman
#Race

Second-half growth is not expected to be as difficult to obtain.
George Chapman
#Growth

The wagering business is not expected to produce significant growth in the current half. However it has been able to cope with all the factors that would normally limit its capacity to lift sales above the record growth of at least 7 percent delivered in each of the first halves of the 05, 04 and 03 financial years,
George Chapman
#Business

We just ask people for money.
George Chapman
#Money

Give me a spirit that on this life's rough sea Loves to have his sails filled with a lusty wind, Even till his sail-yards tremble, his masts crack, And his rapt ship run on her side so low That she drinks water, and her keel ploughs air
George Chapman
#Spirit

An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion.
George Chapman
#English Poet