PRIOR, Matthew Quotes
(1664-1721), English poet and diplomat
In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
They always talk who never think.
Hope is but the dream of those that wake.
They always talk who never think, and who have the least to say.
The end must justify the means.
The daily showers rejoice the thirsty earth, and bless the flowery buds.
Human science is an uncertain guess.
They talk most who have the least to say.
Variety alone gives joy; the sweetest meats the soonest cloy.