Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.
Quote by William Wycherley
William Wycherley Quotes
Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business
Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not...
Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding.
Bluster, sputter, question, cavil; but be sure your argument be intricate enough to confound the...
Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business.
Poets, like whores, are only hated by each other
Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
Women serve but to keep a man from better company.
Poets, like whores, are only hated by each other.
Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and...
Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close.
He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool;...
A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell...
Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy...
Poets, like friends to whom you are in debt, you hate.
I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they...
Come, for my part I will have only those glorious, manly pleasures of being very...
I weigh the man, not his title; 'tis not the king's stamp can make the...
Everything will be all right - you know when? When people, just people, stop thinking...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.