To whom nothing is given, of him can nothing be required.
Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)
Source: Joseph Andrews
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
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.
Source: A-Hunting We Will Go
Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
Source: Love in Several Masques.
Oh, the roast beef of England, And old England's roast beef!
Source: The Grub Street Opera. Act iii. Sc. 2.
Enough is equal to a feast.
Source: The Covent Garden Tragedy. Act v. Sc. 1.
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.
Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 6.
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.
The dignity of history.
Source: Tom Jones. Book xi. Chap. ii.
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