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Letter "J" » John Gay Quotes
«Shadow owes its birth to light.»
Author: John Gay (Dramatist, Poet) | Keywords: owes
«By ignorance is pride increased; Those most assume who know the least»
Author: John Gay (Dramatist, Poet) | About: Ignorance | Keywords: increased
«But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.»
«In war the heroes always outnumber the soldiers ten to one.»
Author: John Gay (Dramatist, Poet) | About: Heroism, War | Keywords: outnumber, outnumbered, outnumbers
«We only part to meet again. / Change, as ye list, ye winds; my heart shall be / The faithful compass that still points to thee.»
«We only part to meet again.»
Author: John Gay (Dramatist, Poet) | About: Goodbye
«There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self»
Author: John Gay (Dramatist, Poet) | About: Dependence | Keywords: dependence
«We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.»
Author: John Gay (Dramatist, Poet) | About: Religion, Respect | Keywords: extent, The sense
«An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.»
Author: John Gay (Dramatist, Poet) | Keywords: foe, pretended
«If the heart of a man is depressed with cares, the mist is dispelled when a woman appears»

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