QUOTATIONS by AUTHOR
Books by and about John Fletcher
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He who goes to bed, and goes to bed sober,
Falls as the leaves do, and dies in October; But he who goes to bed, and goes to bed mellow, Lives as he ought to do, and dies an honest fellow.
John Fletcher, The Bloody Brother. Act ii. Sc. 2.
Oh love will make a dog howl in rhyme.
John Fletcher, Queen of Corinth
Man is his own star; and the soul that can
Render an honest and a perfect man Commands all light, all influence, all fate. Nothing to him falls early, or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
John Fletcher, Upon an
Weep no more, nor sigh, nor groan,
Sorrow calls no time that 's gone; Violets plucked, the sweetest rain Makes not fresh nor grow again.
John Fletcher, The Queen of Corinth, Act iii. Sc. 2.
He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.
John Fletcher, Love, 1647
O woman, perfect woman! what distraction
Was meant to mankind when thou wast made a devil!
John Fletcher, Monsieur Thomas. Act iii. Sc. 1.