Benjamin Jonson

Benjamin Jonson

Biography Benjamin Jonson (1572 - 1637)

English dramatist, poet and actor

Was born on 11 jun 1772.
Died on 06 aug 1637, at -135 years old.
Origin country United Kingdom
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English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair, which are considered his best and his lyric poems.
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Quotes Benjamin Jonson

Benjamin Jonson

Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind, And turns...

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Benjamin Jonson

There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.

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Benjamin Jonson

Talking is the disease of age.

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Benjamin Jonson

True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends,...

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