Quotations by Congreve, William


Heav’n has no Rage like Love to Hatred turn’d,
Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn’d.

William Congreve (1670-1729) English dramatist
The Mourning Bride. III.8. [Zara] (1697)
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Music has charms to soothe a savage breast,
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

William Congreve (1670-1729) English dramatist
The Mourning Bride (1697)
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Say what you will, ’tis better to be left than never to have been loved.

William Congreve (1670-1729) English dramatist
The Way of the World, Act 2, sc. 1 (1700)

See also Tennyson.
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