Musik hat die Kraft, wilde Ungeheuer zu beruhigen, Felsen zu erweichen oder eine verwurzelte Eiche zu biegen.
Music has charms to sooth a savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.MusikWilliam Congreve
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.William Congreve
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.William Congreve
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.William Congreve
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.William Congreve