Aaron Hill Quotes (37 quotes)
“Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.”
As quoted in The Golden Treasury of Thought : A gathering of quotations from the best ancient and modern authors (1873) edited by John Camden Hotten
Zara, Act I, Sc. 1. - Zara (1735)
“First, then, a woman will or won't, depend on 't;
If she will do 't, she will; and there 's an end on 't.
But if she won't, since safe and sound your trust is,
Fear is affront, and jealousy injustice.”
“Reason gains all men, by compelling none.
Mercy was always Heaven's distinguished mark:
And he, who bears it not, has no friend there.”
Don Alvarez in Act I, Sc. 1; also misquoted as Reason gains all people by compelling none. - Alzira : A Tragedy (1736)
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Born: February 10, 1685
Died: February 8, 1750 (aged 64)
Bio: Aaron Hill was an English dramatist and miscellaneous writer.