Quotation Explorer - 'William Congreve'

He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views. - William Congreve
In hours of bliss we oft have met:They could not always last;And though the present I regret,I'm grateful for the past. - William Congreve
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. - William Congreve
Defer not till tomorrow to be wise, tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise. - William Congreve
For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds. - William Congreve
I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar. - William Congreve
He that first cries out stop thief, is often he that has stolen the treasure. - William Congreve
You'll grow devilish fat upon this paper-diet! - William Congreve
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned. - William Congreve
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. - William Congreve
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