Henry Fielding Quotes (179 quotes)
“A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation. O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World!”
Book IX, ch. 5. - Amelia (1751)
“A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not.”
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749), Book II, Chapter I
“A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.”
The Covent-Garden Journal, No. 44, June 2 1752
Act I, sc. i. - Tom Thumb the Great (1730)
Book III, ch. 11. - Amelia (1751)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHenry Fielding
Born: April 22, 1707
Died: October 8, 1754 (aged 47)
Occupation: Novelist, dramatist
Bio: Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones.