Henry Fielding

1707 - 1754

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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A Quote by Henry Fielding

Penny saved is a penny got.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: The Miser. Act iii. Sc. 12.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding

The dusky night rides down the sky, And ushers in the morn' The hounds all join in glorious cry, The huntsman winds his horn: And a-hunting we will go.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: A-Hunting We Will Go

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on love and scandal

Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Love in Several Masques.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding

Oh, the roast beef of England, And old England's roast beef!

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: The Grub Street Opera. Act iii. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding

Enough is equal to a feast.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: The Covent Garden Tragedy. Act v. Sc. 1.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on anger, dogs, and fighting

Lo, when two dogs are fighting in the streets, With a third dog one of the two dogs meets; With angry teeth he bites him to the bone, And this dog smarts for what that dog has done.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 6.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on evil, good, and mankind

Let no man be sorry he has done good, because others have done evil! If a man has acted right, he has done well, though alone; if wrong, the sanction of all mankind will not justify him.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on dignity and history

The dignity of history.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Jones. Book xi. Chap. ii.

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