Poetry is a mere drug, Sir.
Charming women can true converts make, We love the precepts for the teacher’s sake.
Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
Spare all I have, and take my life.
We love the precepts for the teacher’s sake.
Necessity, the mother of invention.
There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.
Captain is a good travelling name and so I take it.
When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into – matrimony.
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
Those who know the least obey the best.
Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst.