William Congreve

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William Congreve

William Congreve

A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make sure of one.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:26]
A wit should be no more sincere than a woman constant.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:35]
Beauty is the lover's gift.
More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:42]
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:56]
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:00]
Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:05]
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:15]
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very mortifying reflections.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:24]
I know that's a secret, for it's whispered every where.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:34]
If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:39]
If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:43]
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:59]
No, I'm no enemy to learning; it hurts not me.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:08]
Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:19]
She likes herself, yet others hates, For that which in herself she prizes; And while she laughs at them, forgets She is the thing that she despises.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:23]
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:28]
They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according to their ancient custom.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:33]
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:38]
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:42]
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.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:47]
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:52]
Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:01]
You are a woman: you must never speak what you think; your words must contradict your thoughts, but your actions may contradict your words.More William Congreve [10/04/2011 03:10:05]
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull playMore William Congreve [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, through the overtaking and possessing of a wish discovers the folly of the chase.More William Congreve [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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