Quotes by Colley Cibber

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Colley Cibber (June 11, 1671 November 12, 1757) was an English playwright, actor, and Poet Laureate. His status as the first in a long line of actor-managers established his importance in theater history, and his colorful memoir ...

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Our hours in love have wings; in absence, crutches.

Thou strange piece of wild nature!
Tea! Thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable liquid, thou innocent pretence for bringing the wicked of both sexes together in a morning; thou female tongue-running, smile-smoothing, heart-opening, wink-tipping cordial, to whose glorious insipidity I owe the happiest moment of my life, let me fall prostrate thus, and adore thee.
Prithee don't screw your wit beyond the compass of good manners.
You know, one had as good be out of the world, as out of the fashion.