George Crabbe Quotes


15 George Crabbe quotes:



"To show the world what long experience gains, requires not courage, though it calls for pains; but at life's outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind."
"A great lie is like a great fish on dry land; it may fret and fling and make a frightful bother, but it cannot hurt you. You have only to keep still, and it will die of itself."
"Be there a will, and wisdom finds a way."
"Better to love amiss than nothing to have loved."
"Feed the musician, and he's out of tune."
"To sigh, yet not recede; to grieve, yet not repent."
"In her experience all her friends relied, Heaven was her help and nature was her guide."
"The game is never lost till won."
"Books cannot always please, however good;/ Minds are not ever craving for their food."
"To the house of a friend if you're pleased to retire, You must all things admit, you must all things admire; You must pay with observance the price of your treat, You must eat what is praised, and must praise what you eat"
"The ring so worn, as you behold, / So thin, so pale, is yet of gold."
Author: Crabbe Quotes Category: Gold Quotes
"Habit with him was all the test of truth, it must be right: I've done it from my youth."
Author: Crabbe Quotes Category: Habit Quotes
"Time has touched me gently in his race,/ And left no odious furrows in my face."
Author: Crabbe Quotes Category: Race Quotes
"Virtues neglected then, adored become, And graces slighted, blossom on the tomb."
Author: Crabbe Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"With eye upraised his master's looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man's guardian, and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end"
Author: Crabbe Quotes Category: Joy Quotes



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