Quotes

11 November 2014
Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbour, and yet we herd together.
11 November 2014
Sure men were born to lie, and women to believe them!
11 November 2014
I must have women—there is nothing unbends the mind like them.
11 November 2014
Of all mechanics, of all servile handycrafts-men, a gamester is the vilest. But yet, as many of the quality are of the profession, he is admitted amongst the politest company.
11 November 2014
How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards.
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
Gamesters and highwaymen are generally very good to their whores, but they are very devils to their wives.
11 November 2014
Do you think your mother and I should have lived comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Baggage!
11 November 2014
The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
11 November 2014
Can you support the expense of a husband, hussy, in gaming, drinking and whoring? Have you money enough to carry on the daily quarrels of man and wife about who shall squander most?

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