I hate the man who builds his name on the ruins of another’s fame.
John Gay Quotes
Where yet was ever found a mother, Who’d give her booby for another?
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one’s self.
Corruption’s not for modern date; It hath been tried in ev’ry state.
The coquettes of both sexes are self-lovers, and that is a love no other whatever can dispossess.
To cheat a man is nothing; but the woman must have fine parts, indeed, who cheats a woman.
In beauty, faults conspicuous grow; the smallest speck is seen on snow.
By ignorance is pride increased; Those most assume who know the least.
Praising all alike, is praising none.