Henry Fielding Quotes


57 Henry Fielding quotes:



"He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later"
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"He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the latter."
Author: Fielding Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not."
"Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not."
"LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites."
"The hounds all join in glorious cry, / The huntsman winds his horn: / And a-hunting we will go."
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"Every physician almost hath his favourite disease."
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"When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough; I've done my duty, and I've done no more"
Author: Fielding Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom."
"Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness."
"Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation"
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"Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea."
"What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow."
"A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World!"
"There is perhaps no surer mark of folly, than to attempt to correct natural infirmities of those we love."
Author: Fielding Quotes Category: English Novelist Quotes Folly Quotes
"The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best hearts."
"Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of."
"There is not in the universe a more ridiculous, nor a more contemptible animal, than a proud clergyman."
"Read in order to live."
"I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species."
Author: Fielding Quotes Category: English Novelist Quotes Manners Quotes



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