Henry Fielding

English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754)

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He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatness of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.Rate it:
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.Rate it:
A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.Rate it:
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.Rate it:
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.Rate it:
He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter.Rate it:
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.Rate it:
It hath often been said that it is not death but dying that is terrible.Rate it:
It is not from nature, but from education and habits, that our wants are chiefly derived.Rate it:
LOVE: A word properly applied to our delight in particular kinds of food; sometimes metaphorically spoken of the favorite objects of all our appetites.Rate it:
Make money your god and it will plague you like the devil.Rate it:
Money is the fruit of evil, as often as the root of it.Rate it:
Money will say more in one moment than the most eloquent lover can in years.Rate it:
Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of.Rate it:
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.Rate it:
When I'm not thanked at all, I'm thanked enough, I've done my duty, and I've done no more.Rate it:
Where the law ends tyranny begins.Rate it:

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