When we risk no contradiction, it prompts the tongue to deal in fiction
Quote by John Gay
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
But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot...
In beauty, faults conspicuous grow; the smallest speck is seen on snow
Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.
You can only be called a hypocrite if you judge others first.
The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear,...
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the...
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.
Youth's the season made for joys, Love is then our duty
Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise.
We only part to meet again.
I must have women - there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
What frenzy dictates, jealousy believes
She who has never loved has never lived.
In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.
All actual heroes are essential men, / And all men possible heroes...
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all...
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the...