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William Congreve quotes

William Congreve
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.

William Congreve
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, through the overtaking and possessing of a wish discovers the folly of the chase.

William Congreve
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

William Congreve
Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight.

William Congreve
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.

William Congreve
Though marriage makes man and wife one flesh, it leaves 'em still two fools.

William Congreve
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure married in haste, we repent at leisure.

William Congreve
Courtship to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.

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