A wit should be no more sincere than a woman constant.
Quote by William Congreve
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the...
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very...
Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.
If there's delight in love, 'tis when I see That heart, which others bleed for,...
Beauty is the lover's gift.
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness,...
Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
To find a young fellow that is neither a wit in his own eye, nor...
No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me.
If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.
A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.
A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make...
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
Why is it so hard to find an exercise bike with a nice little basket...
The present generation, wearied by its chimerical efforts, relapses into complete indolence. Its condition is...
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.