Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
Quote by John Gay
John Gay Quotes
Tis woman that seduces all mankind, By her we first were taught the wheedling arts.
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the...
'While there is life, there's hope,' he cried; 'Then why such haste?' so groaned and...
By ignorance is pride increased; Those most assume who know the least
Youth's the season made for joys, Love is then our duty
I know you lawyers can, with ease, twist words and meanings as you please
I must have women - there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends.
No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat.
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.
But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot...
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
She who has never loved has never lived.
In beauty, faults conspicuous grow; the smallest speck is seen on snow
We only part to meet again.
Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose.
An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
Shadow owes its birth to light.