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JOHN FAUCIT SAVILLE
English dramatist
(1783 - 1853)

A dull man is so near a dead man that he is hardly to lie ranked in the list of the living; and as he is not to be buried whilst he is half alive, so he is little to be employed whilst he is hald dead.
      - [Dullness]

A man who cannot mind his own business is not fit to be trusted with the king's.
      - [Business]

Changing hands without changing measures is as if a drunkard in a dropsy should change his doctors, and not his diet.
      - [Change]

Common fame is the only liar that deserveth to have some respect still reserved to it; though she telleth many an untruth, she often hits right, and most especially when she speaketh ill of men.
      - [Fame]

He who thinks his place below him will certainly be below his place.
      - [Station]

Malice may empty her quiver, but cannot wound; the dirt will not stick, the jests will not take. Without the consent of the world, a scandal doth not go deep; it is only a slight stroke upon the injured party, and returneth with the greater force upon those that gave it.
      - [Scandal]

The sight of a drunkard is a better sermon against that vice than the best that was ever preached upon that subject.
      - [Drunkenness]

There is a false gravity that is a very ill symptom; and it may be said that as rivers, which run very slowly, have always the most mud at the bottom, so a solid stiffness in the constant course of a man's life is a sign of a thick bed of mud at the bottom of his brain.
      - [Affectation]

Vanity is never at its full growth till it spreadeth into affectation, and then it is complete.
      - [Vanity]

Women have more strength in their looks than we have in our laws, and more power by their tears, than we have by our arguments.
      - [Women]


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