Beauty is the lover's gift
Quote by William Congreve
Nature, to each allots his proper Sphere, But, that forsaken, we like Comets err: Toss'd...
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the...
A wit should be no more sincere than a woman constant.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.
Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds
In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of...
No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a...
They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according...
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em:...
Believe it, Men have ever been the same, And all the Golden Age is but...
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education...
If there's delight in love, 'tis when I see That heart, which others bleed for,...
A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make...
Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.
Beauty is the lover's gift.