John Gay Quotes


36 John Gay quotes:



"But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out."
Author: Gay Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"The brave love mercy, and delight to save."
Author: Gay Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends."
Author: Gay Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"The child whom many fathers share hath seldom known a father's care"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Fathers Quotes
"In beauty, faults conspicuous grow; the smallest speck is seen on snow"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"To cheat a man is nothing; but the woman must have fine parts, indeed, who cheats a woman"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Cheating Quotes
"Bring me a hundred reeds of decent growth,/ To make a pipe for my capacious mouth."
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Growth Quotes
"We are frustrated with the broken immigration system. It doesn't match the economic reality."
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"O ruddier than the cherry, / O sweeter than the berry, / O nymph more bright / Than moonshine night, / Like kidlings blithe and merry."
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Night Quotes
"Do you think your mother and I should have lived comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Baggage!"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"Where yet was ever found a mother, / Who'd give her booby for another?"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"When we risk no contradiction, it prompts the tongue to deal in fiction"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"Sure men were born to lie, and women to believe them!"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Men And Women Quotes
"There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Self Quotes
"The fly that sips treacle is lost in the sweets, So he that tastes woman, woman, woman; He that tastes woman, ruin meets"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"I know you lawyers can, with ease, twist words and meanings as you please"
Author: Gay Quotes Category: Words Quotes



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