26 Total Quotes

Charles Churchill Quotes

Though by whim, envy, or resentment led, they damn those authors whom they never read.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet

To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense
Charles Churchill
#Beauty

Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet #Brains

Be England what she will, With all her faults she is my country still
Charles Churchill
#Country

Genius is independent of situation.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet #Genius

The best things carried to excess are wrong.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet

Who often, but without success, have prayed for apt Alliteration's artful aid.
Charles Churchill
#Writers And Writing

Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet

Just to the windward of the law.
Charles Churchill
#Law

Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet #Dullness

Patience is sorrow's salve.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet #Patience

It can't be Nature, for it is not sense
Charles Churchill
#Nature

The danger chiefly lies in acting well,/ No crime's so great as daring to excel.
Charles Churchill
#Acting And Actors

Genius is of no country.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet #Country

To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet

Half-starved spiders prey'd on half-starved flies.
Charles Churchill
#Famine

He mouths a sentence as curs mouth a bone.
Charles Churchill
#Speakers And Speaking

Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet

It can't be Nature, for it is not sense.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet

Keep up appearances; there lies the test. The world will give thee credit for the rest.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet

The danger chiefly lies in acting well; no crime's so great as daring to excel.
Charles Churchill
#English Poet