Best Quotes by William Wycherley (Top 10)

  1. Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
  2. Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close.
  3. Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woman agreeable without it.
  4. Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em.
  5. Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich; alas, you only lose what little stock you had before.
  6. A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
  7. Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that of being rid of an old one.
  8. I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat, that is, what they do not pay for.
  9. Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding.
  10. Come, for my part I will have only those glorious, manly pleasures of being very drunk, and very slovenly.

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