He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views
Quote by William Congreve
In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of...
A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make...
Believe it, Men have ever been the same, And all the Golden Age is but...
A wit should be no more sincere than a woman constant.
Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to...
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
Nature, to each allots his proper Sphere, But, that forsaken, we like Comets err: Toss'd...
You are a woman: you must never speak what you think; your words must contradict...
I know that's a secret, for it's whispered every where.
If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.
Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
Wit must be foiled by wit : cut a diamond with a diamond
Beauty is the lover's gift.
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very...
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the...
To find a young fellow that is neither a wit in his own eye, nor...