William Congreve Quotes


44 William Congreve quotes:



"Believe it, Men have ever been the same,And all the Golden Age is but a Dream."
"Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak."
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"Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved."
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"Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight."
"Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an university: but the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman."
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"Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life."
"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."
"I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull."
"They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according to their ancient custom."
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"I know that's a secret, for it's whispered every where."
"'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman."
"He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views."
"If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me."
"Beauty is the lover's gift."
"I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very mortifying reflections."
"A little disdain is not amiss; a little scorn is alluring."
"If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable."
"They come together like the coroner's inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week."
"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."
"Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak."



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