Quotes

11 November 2014

I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines; and, I believe, Dorothy, you'll own I have been pretty fond of an old wife.

11 November 2014

You, that are going to be married, think things can never be done too fast: but we that are old, and know what we are about, must elope methodically, madam.

11 November 2014

Don't let us make imaginary evils, when you know we have so many real ones to encounter.

11 November 2014

Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.

11 November 2014

I can't say whether we had more wit among us now than usual, but I am certain we had more laughing, which answered the end as well.

11 November 2014

If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.

11 November 2014

A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.

11 November 2014

I have known a German Prince with more titles than subjects, and a Spanish nobleman with more names than shirts.

11 November 2014

As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.

11 November 2014

It seemed to me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them.

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

8/4/2021 12:19:34 PM # 1.0.0.669