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Anger
Engrave this Quote Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
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-William Congreve, "The Mourning Bride"
Conversation
Engrave this Quote I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull.
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-William Congreve
Criticism
Engrave this Quote In my conscience I believe the baggage loves me, for she never speaks well of me herself, nor suffers any body else to rail at me.
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-William Congreve
Education
Engrave this Quote 'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
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-William Congreve
Gossip
Engrave this Quote They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.
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-William Congreve
Inspirational
Engrave this Quote Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
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-William Congreve
Insults
Engrave this Quote Men are apt to offend ('tis true) where they find most goodness to forgive.
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-William Congreve, The Old Bachelor, 1693
Joy, Excitement
Engrave this Quote Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.
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-William Congreve
Love
Engrave this Quote If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
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-William Congreve
Marriage
Engrave this Quote Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
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-William Congreve
Engrave this Quote Courtship to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
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-William Congreve, The Old Bachelor
Music
Engrave this Quote Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast,
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
N.B.: This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.
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-William Congreve
Results
Engrave this Quote Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds.
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-William Congreve
Secrets
Engrave this Quote I know that's a secret, for it's whispered everywhere.
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-William Congreve
Sincerity
Engrave this Quote A wit should no more be sincere, than a woman constant; one argues a decay of parts, as to other of beauty.
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-William Congreve

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