When we risk no contradiction, it prompts the tongue to deal in fiction
Quote by John Gay
By ignorance is pride increased; Those most assume who know the least
Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.
Praising all alike, is praising none
I must have women - there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and...
Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals...
A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear,...
I know you lawyers can, with ease, twist words and meanings as you please
The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
To cheat a man is nothing; but the woman must have fine parts, indeed, who...
In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat.
What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And...
She who has never loved has never lived.
'While there is life, there's hope,' he cried; 'Then why such haste?' so groaned and...
On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends.
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.
O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them...
Shadow owes its birth to light.