Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.
Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)
Contributed by: Zaady
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.
The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts.
It is well known to all great men, that by conferring an obligation they do not always procure a friend, but are certain of creating many enemies.
Penny saved is a penny got.
Source: The Miser. Act iii. Sc. 12.
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.
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 2.
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.
Source: Tom Jones. Book x. Chap. viii.
Thy modesty 's a candle to thy merit.
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 3.
Make money your God, and it will plague you like the devil.
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