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By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

If you have a grateful heart (which is a miracle amongst you statesmen), show it by directing the bearer to the best wine in town, and pray let not this highest point of sacred friendship be performed slightly, but go about it with all due deliberation and care, as holy priests to sacrifice, or as discreet thieves to the wary performance of burglary and shop-lifting. Let your well-discerning palate (the best judge about you) travel from cellar to cellar and then from piece to piece till it has lighted on wine fit for its noble choice and my approbation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

I have to speak my mind. Because what is in my mind is always more interesting than what is happening in the world outside my mind.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Love's chemistry thrives best in equal heat.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Most Men are Cowards, all Men should be Knaves. The Difference lies, as far as I can see, Not in the thing it self, but the Degree.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wilmot

BOLLOXIMIAN: My pleasures for new cunts I will uphold, And have reserves of kindness for the old. I grant in absence dildo may be used With milk of goats, when once our seed’s infused. My prick no more to bald cunt shall resort— Merkins rub off, and often spoil the sport. POCKENELLO: Let merkin, sir, be banished from the court. PENE: 'Tis like a dead hedge when the land is poor.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

Custom does often reason overrule.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

Before I married, I had three theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Love, the most generous passion of the mind The softest refuge innocence can find

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Late children are early orphans.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

Angels listen when she speaks; She's my delight, all mankind's wonder; But my jealous heart would break Should we live one day asunder.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wilmot

Tis a meaner part of sense to find a fault than taste an excellence.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

He never said a foolish thing nor never did a wise one.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wilmot

Thus, statesmanlike, I'll saucily impose, And safe from action, valiantly advise; Sheltered in impotence, urge you to blows, And being good for nothing else, be wise.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Since 'tis Nature's law to change, Constancy alone is strange.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wilmot

A kind of losing loadum is their game, Where the worst writer has the greatest fame.

By Anonym 19 Sep

John Wilmot

Then, if to make your ruin more, You'll peevishly be coy, Die with the scandal of a whore And never know the joy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

The clog of all pleasure, the luggage of life, is the best can be said for a very good wife.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

I shall never forgive you for teaching me how to love life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

It is a very good world to live in, To lend or to spend, or to live in; but to beg or to borrow, or to get a man's own, It is the very worst world that ever was known.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wilmot

The theatre is my drug. And my illness is so far advanced that my physic must be of the highest quality.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

Envy is a passion so full of cowardice and shame that nobody ever had the confidence to own it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wilmot

Bawdy in thoughts, precise in words, Ill-natured though a whore, Her belly is a bag of turds, And her cunt a common shore.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

Farewell, woman! I intend Henceforth every night to sit With my lewd, well-natured friend, Drinking to engender wit.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

Books bear him up a while, and make him try to swim with bladders of philosophy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

For all Men would be Cowards if they durst: And Honesty's against all common Sense.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wilmot

To pick out the wildest and most fantastical odd man alive, and to place your kindness there, is an act so brave and daring as will show the greatness of your spirit and distinguish you in love, as you are in all things else, from womankind.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

I wish to be moved. I cannot feel in life. I must have others do it for me in theater.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Man differs more from man than man from beast

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Natural freedoms are but just: There's something generous in mere lust.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Mothers who force their daughters into interested marriage, are worse than the Ammonites who sacrificed their children to Moloch--the latter undergoing a speedy death, the former suffering years of torture, but too frequently leading to the same result.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

All monarchs I hate, and the thrones they sit on, From the hector of France to the cully of Britain.

By Anonym 16 Sep

John Wilmot

How blest was the created state Of man and woman, ere they fell, Compared to our unhappy fate: We need not fear another hell.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wilmot

Now piercèd is her virgin zone; She feels the foe within it. She hears a broken amorous groan, The panting lover's fainting moan, Just in the happy minute.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

For Hell and the foul fiend that rules God's everlasting fiery jails (Devised by rogues, dreaded by fools), With his grim, grisly dog that keeps the door, Are senseless stories, idle tales, Dreams, whimseys, and no more.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

Dead we become the lumber of the world.

By Anonym 19 Sep

John Wilmot

This signior is sound, safe, ready, and dumb As ever was candle, carrot, or thumb; Then away with these nasty devices, and show How you rate the just merits of Signior Dildo.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wilmot

I'd be a dog, a monkey, or a bear, or anything but that vain animal who is so proud of being rational.