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.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.