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67 Famous Quotes by Charles Churchill
- 11/4/1764
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Amongst the sons of men how few are known Who dare be just to merit not their own.

Justice Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Epistle to Hogarth (l. 1)

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The more laws, the less justice.

Justice Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Epistle to Hogarth (l. 1)

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His voice no touch of harmony admits, Irregularly deep, and shrill by fits. The two extremes appear like man and wife Coupled together for the sake of strife.

Voice Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Rosciad (l. 1,003)

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Be England what she will, With all her faults, she is my country still.

England Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Farewell

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With curious art the brain, too finely wrought, Preys on herself, and is destroyed by thought.

Thought Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Epistle to Wm. Hogarth (l. 645)

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Who all in raptures their own works rehearse, And drawl out measur'd prose, which they call verse.

Poets Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Independence (l. 95)

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Apt Alliteration's artful aid.

Authorship Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Prophecy of Famine (l. 86)

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Fool beckons fool, and dunce awakens dunce.

Folly Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Apology (l. 42)

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Patience is sorrow's salve.

Patience Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Prophecy of Famine (l. 363)

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No statesman e'er will find it worth his pains To tax our labours and excise our brains.

Statesmanship Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Night (l. 271)

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But, spite of all the criticising elves, Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.

Feeling Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 961)

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Constant attention wears the active mind, Blots out our pow'rs, and leaves a blank behind.

Mind Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Epistle to Hogarth (l. 647)

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He's of stature somewhat low-- Your hero always should be tall, you know.

Heroes Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 1,029)

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Appearances to save, his only care; So things seem right, no matter what they are.

Appearance Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 299)

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Fashion--a word which knaves and fools may use, Their knavery and folly to excuse.

Fashion Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 455)

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Man and wife, Coupled together for the sake of strife.

Matrimony Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 1,005)

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My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

Matrimony Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 1,005)

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Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring.

Matrimony Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 1,005)

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Not without art, but yet to Nature true.

Nature Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Rosciad (l. 699)

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Who, to patch up his fame--or fill his purse-- Still pilfers wretched plans, and makes them worse; Like gypsies, lest the stolen brat be known, Defacing first, then claiming for his own.

Plagiarism Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Apology (l. 232)

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Nor waste their sweetness in the desert air.

Sweetness Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Gotham (bk. II, l. 20)

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Greatly his foes he dreads, but more his friends, He hurts me most who lavishly commends.

Friends Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Apology (l. 19)

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The rigid saint, by whom no mercy's shown To saints whose lives are better than his own.

Religion Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Epistle to Hogarth (l. 25)

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Who shall dispute what the Reviewers say? Their word's sufficient; and to ask a reason, In such a state as theirs, is downright treason.

Criticism Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: Apology (l. 94)

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Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, They damn those authors whom they never read.

Criticism Quotes, by Charles Churchill , Source: The Candidate (l. 57)

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