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.
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.
All Nature wears one universal grin.
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 1.
'I did not mean to abuse the cloth; I only said your conclusion was a non sequitur.'- 'You are another,' cries the sergeant.
Source: Tom Jones
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