Henry Fielding

1707 - 1754

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

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

Distinction without a difference.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

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

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on design

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A late facetious writer, who told the public that whenever he was dull they might be assured there was a design in it.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Jones

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on duty

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When I'm not thank'd at all, I'm thank'd enough; I've done my duty, and I've done no more.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Tom Thumb the Great. Act i. Sc. 3.

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A Quote by Henry Fielding

We must eat to live and live to eat.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: The Miser. Act iii. Sc. 3.

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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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