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English 18th Century Quotes

Don't halloo till you are out of the wood. -late 18th

First impressions are the most lasting. -early 18th

No man is a hero to his valet. -mid 18th

The devil looks after his own. -early 18th

Distance lends enchantment to the view. -late 18th

A whistling woman and a crowing hen are neither fit for God nor men. -early 18th

A fool at forty is a fool indeed. -early 18th; Young

When house and land are gone and spent, then learning is most excellent. -mid 18th

Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise. -mid 18th

Keep your own fish-guts for your own sea-maws. -early 18th

Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs. -early 18th

Nothing for nothing. -early 18th

Obey orders, if you break owners. -late 18th

Learning is better than house and land. -late 18th