GAY, John Quotes
(1685-1732), English poet
The luxury of doing good surpasses every other personal enjoyment.
Fools may our scorn, not envy raise, for envy is a kind of praise.
By ignorance is pride increased; those most assume who know the least.
What frenzy dictates, jealousy believes.
Learning by study must be won; 'twas, ne'er entailed from sire to son.
Pride is increased by ignorance; those assume the most who know the least.
He, who would free from malice pass his days, must live obscure, and never merit praise.
Variety's the source of joy below, from which still fresh revolving pleasures flow; in books and love, the mind one end pursues, and only change the expiring flame renews.