Tobias Smollett Quotes

Best 10 Other Quotes by Tobias Smollett

“Every shot has its commission, d'ye see? We must all die at one time, as the saying is.”

“Glory is the child of peril.”

“Griefs are like usurpers — the most powerful deposes all the rest.”

“Nature and wisdom are not, but should be, companions.”

“Opposition is the very spur of love.”

“There is not room to swing a cat.”

“To the valiant actions speak alone.”

“True courage scorns to vent her prowess in a storm of words; and to the valiant action speaks alone.”

“Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.”

“Writing is all a lottery – I have been a loser by the works of the greatest men of the age.”

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