Henry Fielding Quotes


57 Henry Fielding quotes:



"What's vice today may be virtue, tomorrow."
"I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species."
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"One fool at least in every married couple."
"When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more."
"The world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are."
"A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart."
"Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are."
"The devil take me, if I think anything but love to be the object of love."
"Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it."
"His designs were strictly honorable, as the phrase is: that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage"
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"Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be."
"A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool."
"Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not."
"The hounds all join in glorious cry, / The huntsman winds his horn: / And a-hunting we will go."
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"When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on."
"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."
"Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy."
"His designs were strictly honorable, as the phrase is: that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage"
"Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation"
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"For clergy are men as well as other folks."
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