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William Congreve – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by William Congreve

 

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

– William Congreve


Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.

– William Congreve


Beauty is the lover’s gift.

– William Congreve


There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.

– William Congreve


Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of ’em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.

– William Congreve


‘Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.

– William Congreve


Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.

– William Congreve


No, I’m no enemy to learning it hurts not me.

– William Congreve


Say what you will, ’tis better to be left than never to have been loved.

– William Congreve


Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.

– William Congreve


Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

– William Congreve