'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
Quote by William Congreve
William Congreve Quotes
Beauty is the lover's gift
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds
To find a young fellow that is neither a wit in his own eye, nor...
If there's delight in love, 'tis when I see That heart, which others bleed for,...
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the...
Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.
In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of...
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me.
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted...
Nature, to each allots his proper Sphere, But, that forsaken, we like Comets err: Toss'd...
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, through the...
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the...
Beauty is the lover's gift.
A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.
Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness,...
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.