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 William Congreve - “O ay, letters - I had letters - I am persecuted with letters - I hate letters - nobody knows how to write letters and yet one has 'em, one does not know why - they serve one to pin up one's hair.”
 William Congreve - “She once used me with that insolence, that in revenge I took her to pieces sifted her, and separated her failings I studied 'em, and got 'em by rote. The catalogue was so large, that I was not without hopes, one day or other to hate her heartily.”
 William Congreve - “I could find it in my heart to marry thee, purely to be rid of thee.”
 William Congreve - “I hope you do not think me prone to an iteration of nuptials.”
 William Congreve - “Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.”
 William Congreve - “She likes herself, yet others hates, For that which in herself she prizes And while she laughs at them, forgets She is the thing that she despises.”
 William Congreve - “Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.”
 William Congreve - “Heav'n has no rage, like love to hatred turn'd, Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorn'd.”
 William Congreve - “A wit should be no more sincere than a woman constant.”
 William Congreve - “A hungry wolf at all the herd will run, In hopes, through many, to make sure of one.”
 William Congreve - “I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very mortifying reflections.”
 William Congreve - “If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.”
 William Congreve - “He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.”
 William Congreve - “I know that's a secret, for it's whispered every where.”
 William Congreve - “They come together like the coroner's inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.”
 William Congreve - “He that first cries out stop thief, is often he that has stolen the treasure.”
 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 - “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 - “For 'tis some virtue, virtue to commend.”
 William Congreve - “These articles subscribed, if I continue to endure you a little longer, I may by degrees dwindle into a wife.”
 William Congreve - “Defer not till to-morrow to be wise, To-morrow's sun to thee may never rise”
 William Congreve - “Women are like tricks by light of hand, Which, to admire, we should not understand.”
 William Congreve - “Women are like tricks by light of hand,Which, to admire, we should not understand.”
 William Congreve - “To find a young fellow that is neither a wit in his own eye, nor a fool in the eye of the world, is a very hard task.”
 William Congreve - “Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.”

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