"John Webster" was an English Literature in English#Jacobean literature/Jacobean dramatist best known for his tragedies The White Devil and The Duchess of Malfi, which are often regarded as masterpieces of the early 17th-century English stage. His life and career overlapped with that of William Shakespeare.

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That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks, who rails into his belief all his defects.

Life's the greates torture sould feel in hell, In hell: that they must live, and cannot die.

There's nothing sooner dry than women's tears.

Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.

In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air.

When a man's mind rides faster than his horse can gallop they quickly both tire.

Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.

Man is most happy, when his own actions are arguments and examples of his virtue.

Cowardly dogs bark loudest.

For the subtlest folly proceeds from the subtlest wisdom.

Gold that buys health can never be ill spent; nor hours laid out in harmless merriment.