Aaron Hill

Quotes: Aaron Hill

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    Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
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    Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
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    Deceit is the false road to happiness; and all the joys we travel through to vice, like fairy banquets, vanish when we touch them.
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    Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
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    First, then, a woman will or won't, depend on 't;
    If she will do 't, she will; and there 's an end on 't.
    But if she won't, since safe and sound your trust is,
    Fear is affront, and jealousy injustice.
    Source: Zara (1735)
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    Hide not thy tears; weep boldly, and be proud to give the flowing virtue manly way; it is nature's mark to know an honest heart by.
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    Let never man be bold enough to say, Thus, and no farther shall my passion stray: The first crime, past, compels us into more, And guilt grows fate, that was but choice, before.
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    Letters, from absent friends, extinguish fear, Unite division, and draw distance near; Their magic force each silent wish conveys, And wafts embodied though, a thousand ways: Could souls to bodies write, death's pow'r were mean, For minds could then meet minds with heav'n between.
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    Mischief and malice grow on the same branch of the tree of evil.
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    Oh, treacherous night! thou lendest thy ready veil to every treason, and teeming mischief's beneath thy shade.
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    Reason gains all men, by compelling none.
    Mercy was always Heaven's distinguished mark:
    And he, who bears it not, has no friend there.
    Source: Alzira (1736) Act I, Sc. 1
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    Reason gains all people by compelling none.
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    Servile doubt argues an impotence of mind, that says we fear because we dare not meet misfortunes.
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    Shame on those breasts of stone that cannot melt in soft adoption of another's sorrow.
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    She has an eye that could speak, though her tongue were silent.
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