14 Total Quotes

Thomas Otway Quotes

Let us embrace, and from this very moment vow an eternal misery together.
Thomas Otway
#English Dramatist #Misery

Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us
Thomas Otway
#Justice

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched, but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.
Thomas Otway
#English Dramatist

Clocks will go as they are set, but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain.
Thomas Otway
#English Dramatist

No praying, it spoils business.
Thomas Otway
#English Dramatist

Children blessings seem, but torments are;/ When young, our folly, and when old our fear.
Thomas Otway
#Fear #Blessings #Folly

Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us.
Thomas Otway
#English Dramatist

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten.
Thomas Otway
#English Dramatist

Shining through tears, like April suns in showers, that labour to overcome the cloud that loads 'em.
Thomas Otway
#English Dramatist

Did but look and love awhile, 'Twas but for one half-hour; Then to resist I had no will, And now I have no power. To sigh and wish is all my ease; Sighs which do not heat impart Enough to melt the coldest ice, Yet cannot warm your heart. O would your pity give my heart One corner of your breast, 'Twould learn of yours the winning art, And quickly steal the rest.
Thomas Otway
#Love

Did but look and love awhile, 'Twas but for one half-hour; Then to resist I had no will, And now I have no power. To sigh and wish is all my ease; Sighs which do not heat impart Enough to melt the coldest ice, Yet cannot warm your heart. O would your pity give my heart One corner of your breast, 'Twould learn of yours the winning art, And quickly steal the rest.
Thomas Otway
#Love