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Henry Fielding (1707-1754) English novelist, dramatist

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Wine is a turncoat; first a friend, and then an enemy. - Henry Fielding

Some folks rail against other folks, because other folks have what some folks would be glad of. - Henry Fielding

Amiable weakness. - Henry Fielding

Can any man have a higher notion of the rule of right and the eternal fitness of things? - Henry Fielding

The modesty's a candle to thy merit. - Henry Fielding

You spend all your life trying to do something they put people in asylums for. - Henry Fielding

Conscience, the only incorruptible thing about us. - Henry Fielding

So when two dogs are fighting in the streets, When a third dog one of the two dogs meets: With angry teeth he bites him to the bone, And this dog smarts for what that dog has done. - Henry Fielding

Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation. - Henry Fielding

Neither great poverty nor great riches will hear reason. - Henry Fielding

The blackest ink of fate are sure my lot, And when fate writ my name it made a blot. - Henry Fielding