Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
Quote by Henry Fielding
Flattery is never so agreeable as to our blind side; commend a fool for his...
Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.
It hath been often said, that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
It is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities...
The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best...
Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness.
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically...
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for...
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim.
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news...
Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and...
Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.
There is an insolence which none but those who themselves deserve contempt can bestow, and...
The world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men...
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is...
There is not in the universe a more ridiculous, nor a more contemptible animal, than...
Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.