John Wilmot Quotes


12 John Wilmot quotes:



"E'en her fair hand, which might bid heat return To Frozen age, and make old hermits burn, Applied to my dead cinder, warms no more Than fire to ashes, could past flames restore"
"There's not a thing on earth that I can name, So foolish, and so false, as common fame."
Author: Wilmot Quotes Category: Fame Quotes Earth Quotes
"Most Men are Cowards, all Men should be Knaves. The Difference lies, as far as I can see, Not in the thing it self, but the degree. . . ."
"Man differs more from Man, than Man from Beast."
"Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories."
"For all men would be cowards if they durst."
"Before I married, I had three theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories."
"And ever since the Conquest have been fools."
Author: Wilmot Quotes Category: Conquest Quotes
"He never said a foolish thing nor never did a wise one"
"I'd go to him for money for a parade and he'd give me an envelope. This town is a small town, so everybody knew him."
Author: Wilmot Quotes Category: Money Quotes
"For all men would be cowards if they durst"
Author: Wilmot Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"Ancient person, for whom IAll the flattering youth defy,Long be it ere thou grow old,Aching, shaking, crazy, cold;But still continue as thou art,Ancient person of my heart."
Author: Wilmot Quotes Category: Youth Quotes



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