Henry Fielding

1707 - 1754

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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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 death, friendship, time, and world

Distance of time and place funereally cure what they seem to aggravate; and taking leave of our friends resembles taking leave of the world, of which it has been said that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Amelia

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A Quote by Henry Fielding on affection, desires, failure, and quality

The constant desire of pleasing which is the peculiar quality of some, may be called the happiest of all desires in this that it rarely fails of attaining its end when not disgraced by affectation.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: Joseph Andrews

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A Quote by Henry Fielding

Much may be said on both sides.

Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754)

Source: The Covent Garden Tragedy, act i. sc. 8.

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