Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close.
Wine gives you liberty, love takes it away.
Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure, business.
Poets, like whores, are only hated by each other.
Money makes up in a measure all other wants in men.
Women serve but to keep a man from better company.
A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that of being rid of an old one.
I weigh the man, not his title; 'tis not the king's stamp can make the metal better.
But methings wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it
Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich; alas, you only lose what little stock you had before.
Your women of honor, as you call 'em , are only chary of their reputations, not their persons, and 'tis scandal they would avoid, not men.
Temperance is the nurse of chastity.
Drinking with women is as unnatural as scolding with 'em.
I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they do not pay for.
Conversation augments pleasure and diminishes pain by our having shares in either; for silent woes are greatest, as silent satisfaction leas; since sometimes our pleasure would be none but for telling of it, and our grief insupportable but for participation.
He's a fool that marries; but he's a greater fool that does not marry a fool.
Poetry in love is no more to be avoided than jealousy.
Necessity, mother of invention.
A good name is seldom got by giving it oneself.
Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em.
A beauty masked, like the sun in eclipse, gathers together more gazers than if it shined out.
Wit has as few true judges as painting.
As wit is too hard for power in council, so power is too hard for wit in action.
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