Henry Fielding Quotes
Brief author info: Henry Fielding (1707-1754) English novelist.
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Clergy are men as well as other folks.
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
It hath often been said, that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
Every physician almost hath his favourite disease.
Nothing more aggravates ill success than the near approach to good.
These kind of hair-breadth missings of happiness look like the insults of Fortune.
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
Adversity is a trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation.-
O this poor brain! ten thousand shapes of fury are whirling there, and reason is no more.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong. Sometimes it's letting go.