No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me.
Quote by William Congreve
In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of...
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted...
Wit must be foiled by wit : cut a diamond with a diamond
Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a...
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, through the...
Believe it, Men have ever been the same, And all the Golden Age is but...
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
Beauty is the lover's gift
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education...
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the...
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.
Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness,...
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very...
A wit should be no more sincere than a woman constant.
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em:...
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the...