To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense
Quote by Charles Churchill
Genius is of no country.
Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the...
Patience is sorrow's salve.
Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.
Genius is nothing more than inflamed enthusiasm.
Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the...
The danger chiefly lies in acting well; no crime's so great as daring to excel.
Genius is of no country; her pure ray / Spreads all abroad, as general as...
Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.
The best things carried to excess are wrong.
Statesman all over, in plots famous grown, He mouths a sentence, as curs mouth a...
Genius is independent of situation.
Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.