In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.
Quote by William Congreve
William Congreve Quotes
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very...
Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
Beauty is the lover's gift.
If there's delight in love, 'tis when I see That heart, which others bleed for,...
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education...
You are a woman: you must never speak what you think; your words must contradict...
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Wit must be foiled by wit : cut a diamond with a diamond
Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
Beauty is the lover's gift
Believe it, Men have ever been the same, And all the Golden Age is but...
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.
A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make...
She likes herself, yet others hates, For that which in herself she prizes; And while...
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to...
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted...
They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according...
A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.