27 Total Quotes

George Crabbe Quotes

And took for truth the test of ridicule.
George Crabbe
#Ridicule

A master-passion is the love of news.
George Crabbe
#Love

A great lie is like a great fish on dry land; it may fret and fling and make a frightful bother, but it cannot hurt you. You have only to keep still, and it will die of itself.
George Crabbe
#English Poet #Land

To the house of a friend if you're pleased to retire, You must all things admit, you must all things admire; You must pay with observance the price of your treat, You must eat what is praised, and must praise what you eat
George Crabbe
#Friends Or Friendship

Feed the musician, and he's out of tune
George Crabbe
#Musicians

The ring so worn, as you behold, / So thin, so pale, is yet of gold.
George Crabbe
#Gold

With eye upraised his master's looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man's guardian, and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end
George Crabbe
#Joy

Oh! rather give me commentators plain, / Who with no deep researches vex the brain; / Who from the dark and doubtful love to run, / And hold their glimmering tapers to the sun.
George Crabbe
#Brain

But 'twas a maxim he had often tried, / That right was right, and there he would abide.
George Crabbe
#Maxim

Time has touched me gently in his race,/ And left no odious furrows in my face.
George Crabbe
#Race

To sigh, yet not recede; to grieve, yet not repent.
George Crabbe
#English Poet

To show the world what long experience gains, requires not courage, though it calls for pains; but at life's outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind.
George Crabbe
#Courage #English Poet

In her experience all her friends relied, Heaven was her help and nature was her guide.
George Crabbe
#English Poet #Experience

The game is never lost till won.
George Crabbe
#English Poet #Game

Books cannot always please, however good;/ Minds are not ever craving for their food.
George Crabbe
#Books And Reading

Virtues neglected then, adored become, And graces slighted, blossom on the tomb.
George Crabbe
#Virtue

Habit with him was all the test of truth, it must be right: I've done it from my youth.
George Crabbe
#Habit

Be there a will, and wisdom finds a way.
George Crabbe
#English Poet

Better to love amiss than nothing to have loved.
George Crabbe
#English Poet

Feed the musician, and he's out of tune.
George Crabbe
#English Poet

Our farmers round, well pleased with constant gain, Like other farmers, flourish and complain.
George Crabbe
#English Poet

To the house of a friend if you're pleased to retire, You must all things admit, you must all things admire; You must pay with observance the price of your treat, You must eat what is praised, and must praise what you eat.
George Crabbe
#English Poet

With eye upraised his master's looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man's guardian, and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end.
George Crabbe
#English Poet