Henry Fielding

1707 - 1754

A Quote by Henry Fielding

Republic of letters.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Jones. Book xiv. Chap. i.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on eternity

Can any man have a higher notion of the rule of right and the eternal fitness of things?

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Jones. Book iv. Chap. iv.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on day and wedding

When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager, that the man, if not the wedding-day, is absolutely fixed on.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Amelia

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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.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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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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A Quote by Henry Fielding

To whom nothing is given, of him can nothing be required.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Joseph Andrews

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on certainty, enemies, friendship, men, and obligation

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.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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