Henry Fielding

1707 - 1754

A Quote by Henry Fielding on evil and money

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Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on justice, newspapers, and words

A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on defeat, prudence, and tenderness

The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on business, day, and pleasure

Petition me no petitions, sir, to-day; Let other hours be set apart for business. To-day it is our pleasure to be drunk; And this our queen shall be as drunk as we.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on poverty and reason

Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on weakness

Amiable weakness.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Jones. Book x. Chap. viii.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on merit and modesty

Thy modesty 's a candle to thy merit.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 3.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on devil, god, and money

Make money your God, and it will plague you like the devil.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on nature

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All Nature wears one universal grin.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 1.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on abuse

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'I did not mean to abuse the cloth; I only said your conclusion was a non sequitur.'- 'You are another,' cries the sergeant.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Jones

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