John Gay (26 Quotations)
:: 1688-1732, British Playwright, Poet
The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
~ John Gay - [Widowhood]
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.
~ John Gay - [Dependence]
Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose.
~ John Gay - [Intervention]
Through all the employments of life each neighbor abuses his brother; whore and rogue they call husband and wife: All professions be-rogue one another.
~ John Gay - [Professions and Professionals]
We only part to meet again.
~ John Gay - [Farewells]
What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they've won us.
~ John Gay - [Love]
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