William Congreve Quotes
English dramatist (1670 - 1729)
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Music has charms to soothe the savage breast
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar.
He that first cries out stop thief, is often he that has stolen the treasure.
For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds,
And though a late, a sure reward succeeds.