John Gay Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches



John Gay Quotes and Sayings

John Gay Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
Name:
John Gay (random)
Books & Videos:
John Gay Books & Videos
Type:
Poet
Nationality:
English
Birth Date / Year:
June 30, 1685
Death Date / Year:
December 4, 1732
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  • 1
    A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 2
    An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 3
    But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 4
    But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 5
    Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 6
    Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 7
    Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 8
    Gamesters and highwaymen are generally very good to their whores, but they are very devils to their wives. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 9
    I must have women - there is nothing unbends the mind like them. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 10
    Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 11
    No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 12
    O Polly, you might have toyed and kissed, by keeping men off, you keep them on. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 13
    On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 14
    Shadow owes its birth to light. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 15
    She who has never loved has never lived. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 16
    Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 17
    The brave love mercy, and delight to save. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 18
    The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 19
    There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 20
    Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 21
    We only part to meet again. John Gay | Refcard PDF
  • 22
    What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they've won us. John Gay | Refcard PDF

 

  

  

 

  

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