Henry Fielding

1707 - 1754

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 on business, day, and pleasure

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.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on poverty and reason

Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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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 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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A Quote by Henry Fielding on design, fortune, honor, and marriage

His designs were strictly honourable, as the phrase is; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Jones, (1749) bk. xi, ch. 4

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A Quote by Henry Fielding

Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Joseph Andrews

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A Quote by Henry Fielding

Distinction without a difference.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Jones. Book vi. Chap. xiii.

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