William Wycherley Quotes

Top 34 wise famous quotes and sayings by William Wycherley

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William Wycherley quotes: Wine gives you liberty, love takes it away. Wine gives you liberty, love takes it away.
William Wycherley quotes: Poets, like friends to whom you are in debt, you hate. Poets, like friends to whom you are in debt, you hate.
William Wycherley quotes: With faint praises one another damn. With faint praises one another damn.
William Wycherley quotes: Grief is so far from retrieving a loss that it makes it greater; but the way to lessen it is by a comparison with others' losses. Grief is so far from retrieving a loss that it makes it greater; but the way to lessen it is by a comparison with others' losses.
William Wycherley quotes: Money makes up in a measure all other wants in men. Money makes up in a measure all other wants in men.
William Wycherley quotes: Charity and good-nature give a sanction to the most common actions; and pride and ill-nature make our best virtues despicable. Charity and good-nature give a sanction to the most common actions; and pride and ill-nature make our best virtues despicable.
William Wycherley quotes: Wit has as few true judges as painting. Wit has as few true judges as painting.
William Wycherley quotes: Women serve but to keep a man from better company. Women serve but to keep a man from better company.
William Wycherley quotes: A beauty masked, like the sun in eclipse, gathers together more gazers than if it shined out. A beauty masked, like the sun in eclipse, gathers together more gazers than if it shined out.
William Wycherley quotes: Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures. Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
William Wycherley quotes: Temperance is the nurse of chastity. Temperance is the nurse of chastity.
William Wycherley quotes: Poets, like whores, are only hated by each other. Poets, like whores, are only hated by each other.
William Wycherley quotes: He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool; what is wit in a wife good for, but to make a man a cuckold? He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool; what is wit in a wife good for, but to make a man a cuckold?
William Wycherley quotes: Ceremony and great professing renders friendship as much suspect as it does religion. Ceremony and great professing renders friendship as much suspect as it does religion.
William Wycherley quotes: A good name is seldom got by giving it oneself. A good name is seldom got by giving it oneself.
William Wycherley quotes: Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich; alas, you only lose what little stock you had before. Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich; alas, you only lose what little stock you had before.
William Wycherley quotes: Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not their persons; and 'Tis scandal that they would avoid, not men. Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not their persons; and 'Tis scandal that they would avoid, not men.
William Wycherley quotes: Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see. Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see.
William Wycherley quotes: Bluster, sputter, question, cavil; but be sure your argument be intricate enough to confound the court. Bluster, sputter, question, cavil; but be sure your argument be intricate enough to confound the court.
William Wycherley quotes: Poetry in love is no more to be avoided than jealousy. Poetry in love is no more to be avoided than jealousy.
William Wycherley quotes: Drinking with women is as unnatural as scolding with 'em. Drinking with women is as unnatural as scolding with 'em.
William Wycherley quotes: Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business. Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business.
William Wycherley quotes: I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they do not pay for. I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they do not pay for.
William Wycherley quotes: Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it. Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.