Charles Churchill Quotes

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Charles Churchill Quotes

Greatly his foes he dreads, but more his friends; He hurts me most who lavishly commends.
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Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.

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Patience is sorrow's salve.

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Genius is of no country.

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Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.

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A joke's a very serious thing.

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Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.

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The laws I love; the lawyers I suspect.

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Enough of self, that darling luscious theme,
O'er which philosophers in raptures dream;
Of which with seeming disregard they write
Then prizing most when most they seem to slight.

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

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The more haste, ever the worst speed.

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Fool beckons fool, and dunce awakens dunce.

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

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Nature listening stood, whilst Shakespeare play'd
And wonder'd at the work herself had made.

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Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid.

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Weak is that throne, and in itself unsound,
Which takes not solid virtue for its ground.

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Men the most infamous are fond of fame, And those who fear not guilt yet start at shame.

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No tribute is laid on castles in the air.

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Great use they have, when in the hands
Of one like me, who understands,
Who understands the time and place,
The person, manner, and the grace,
Which fools neglect; so that we find,
If all the requisites are join'd,
From whence a perfect joke must spring,
A joke's a very serious thing.

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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.

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The Scots are poor, cries surly English pride; True is the charge, nor by themselves denied. Are they not then in strictest reason clear, Who wisely come to mend their fortunes here?

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If honor calls, where'er she points the way
The sons of honor follow, and obey.

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Ourselves are to ourselves the cause of ill.

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England, a happy land we know,
Where follies naturally grow,
Where without culture they arise,
And tow'r above the common size.

— Charles Churchill

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