There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.
Quote by John Gay
John Gay Quotes
On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends.
Praising all alike, is praising none
What frenzy dictates, jealousy believes
When we risk no contradiction, it prompts the tongue to deal in fiction
In beauty, faults conspicuous grow; the smallest speck is seen on snow
'While there is life, there's hope,' he cried; 'Then why such haste?' so groaned and...
Shadow owes its birth to light.
A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear,...
In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the...
Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.
To cheat a man is nothing; but the woman must have fine parts, indeed, who...
But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot...
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and...
I know you lawyers can, with ease, twist words and meanings as you please
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self
She who has never loved has never lived.
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
The brave love mercy, and delight to save.