Henry Fielding Quotes

A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.

When I’m not thanked at all I’m thanked enough.

Every physician almost hath his favorite disease.

The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by tenderness of the best hearts.

Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.

There is an insolence which none but those who themselves deserve contempt can bestow, and those only who deserve no contempt can bear.

Conscience – the only incorruptible thing about us.

Riches without charity are nothing worth. They are a blessing only to him who makes them a blessing to others.

The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim.

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported with the later.