Quotes by Samuel Pepys

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Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.

Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.
The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it.
I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it.
As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.
Thanks be to God. Since my leaving the drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.
Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them.

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