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Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds.
Rewards
William Congreve

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Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Marriage
William Congreve

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Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
Anger
William Congreve

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I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull.
Conversation
William Congreve

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I know that's a secret, for it's whispered everywhere.
Secrets
William Congreve

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If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
Love
William Congreve

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Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
Inspiration
William Congreve

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Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Music
William Congreve

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They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.
Gossip
William Congreve

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Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life.
Joy
William Congreve

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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