To find a young fellow that is neither a wit in his own eye, nor a fool in the eye of the world, is a very hard task.
Quote by William Congreve
William Congreve Quotes
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very...
Wit must be foiled by wit : cut a diamond with a diamond
They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according...
Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of...
Nature, to each allots his proper Sphere, But, that forsaken, we like Comets err: Toss'd...
Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.
If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.
Beauty is the lover's gift
A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring.
Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.
Believe it, Men have ever been the same, And all the Golden Age is but...
Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
She likes herself, yet others hates, For that which in herself she prizes; And while...
People hate what they can't conquer, envy what they can't get, and destroy what they...
I hate cynicism a great deal worse than I do the devil; unless perhaps the...
U.G.L.Y = U Gotta Love Yourself