William Wycherley Quotes

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William Wycherley Quotes

As wit is too hard for power in council, so power is too hard for wit in action.
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Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close.

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Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business.

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Bluster, sputter, question, cavil; but be sure your argument be intricate enough to confound the court.

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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?

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I love to be envied, and would not marry a wife that I alone could love; loving alone is as dull as eating alone.

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Poets, like whores, are only hated by each other.

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Poetry in love is no more to be avoided than jealousy.

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Necessity, mother of invention.

— William Wycherley

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