William Davenant Quotes

William Davenant Quotes: Actions rare and sudden do commonly proceed from fierce necessity, of else from some oblique design, which is ashamed to show itself in the public road.
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William Davenant Quote: To be rich be diligent; move onLike heav'ns great movers that enrich the earth;Whose moment's sloth would show the world undone;And make the spring straight bury all her birth.Rich are the diligent who can commandTime--nature's stock.
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Quotes about William Davenant: Generous soulsAre still most subject to credulity.
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Quote about William Davenant: Go! dive into the Southern Sea, and whenTh'ast found, to trouble the nice sight of men,A swelling pearl, and such whose single worthBoasts all the wonders which the seas bring forth,Give it Endymion's love, whose ev'ry tearWould more enrich the skilful jeweller.
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