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#1. The worst thing an old man can be is a lover. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#2. Let us embrace, and from this very moment vow an eternal misery together. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#3. How many men
Have spent their blood in their dear country's service,
Yet now pine under want; while selfish slaves,
That even would cut their throats whom now they fawn on,
Like deadly locusts, eat the honey up,
Which those industrious bees so hardly toil'd for. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#4. Could my griefs speak, the tale would have no end. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#5. And die with decency. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#6. Clocks will go as they are set, but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#7. Cowards are scared with threatenings; boys are whipped into confession; but a steady mind acts of itself, ne'er asks the body counsel. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#8. Revenge, the attribute of gods! They stamped it with their great image on our natures. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#9. Dame Fortune, like most others of the female sex, is generally most indulgent to the nimble-mettled blockheads. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#10. Base natures ever judge a thing above them, and hate a power they are too much obliged to. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#11. Shining through tears, like April suns in showers, that labour to overcome the cloud that loads 'em. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#12. The poor sleep little. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#13. I may boldly speak In right, though proud oppression will not hear me! - Author: Thomas Otway
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#14. And for an apple damn'd mankind. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#15. No flattery, boy! an honest man cannot live by it; it is a little, sneaking art, which knaves use to cajole and soften fools withal. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#16. There is such sweet pain in parting that I could hang forever on thine arms, and look away my life into thine eyes. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#17. Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#18. Greatness, thou gaudy torment of out souls,
The wise man's fetter, and the rage of fools. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#19. You wags that judge by rote, and damn by rule. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#20. O woman! lovely woman! Nature made thee
To temper man: we had been brutes without you. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#21. Honesty needs no disguise nor ornament; be plain. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#22. False as the adulterate promises of favorites in power when poor men court them. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#23. Love reigns a very tyrant in my heart. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#24. What mighty ills have not been done by woman!
Who was't betray'd the Capitol? A woman;
Who lost Mark Antony the world? A woman;
Who was the cause of a long ten years' war,
And laid at last old Troy is ashes? Woman;
Destructive, damnable, deceitful woman! - Author: Thomas Otway
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#25. If we must part forever,
Give me but one kind word to think upon
and please myself with, while my heart's breaking. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#26. Avoid the politic, the factious fool,
The busy, buzzing, talking harden'd knave;
The quaint smooth rogue that sins against his reason,
Calls saucy loud sedition public zeal,
And mutiny the dictates of his spirit. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#27. Ere man's corruptions made him wretched, he Was born most noble that was born most free; Each of himself was lord; and unconfin'd Obey'd the dictates of his godlike mind. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#28. Honesty was a cheat invented first To bind the hands of bold deserving rogues, That fools and cowards might sit safe in power, And lord it uncontroll'd above their betters. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#29. Oh woman! lovely woman! nature made thee To temper man; we had been brutes without you; Angels are painted fair to look like you; There's in you all that we believe of heaven, Amazing brightness, purity, and truth, Eternal joy, and everlasting love. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#30. Home I would go But that my doors are hateful to my eyes, Fill'd and damm'd up with gaping creditors, Watchful as fowlers when their game will spring. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#31. Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#32. If love be treasure, we'll be wondrous rich. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#33. Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#34. Children blessings seem, but torments are. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#35. Who can describe
Women's hypocrisies! their subtle wiles,
Betraying smiles, feign'd tears, inconstancies!
Their painted outsides, and corrupted minds,
The sum of all their follies, and their falsehoods. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#36. Who's a prince or beggar in the grave? - Author: Thomas Otway
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