The best Quotes by John Gay

The best Quotes by John Gay

John Gay (30 June 1685 – 4 December 1732) was an English poet and dramatist and member of the Scriblerus Club.

She who has never loved has never lived.
Shadow owes its birth to light.
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It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live and die in London.
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If you're curious, London's an amazing place.
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I've often thought a blind man could find his way through London simply by gauging the changes in innuendo: mild through Trafalgar Square, less veiled towards the river.
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I have nothing against Orlando, though you are, of course, far more likely to get shot or robbed there than in London.
I don't miss London much. I find it crowded, vast and difficult to get around. Cabs are incredibly expensive.
London. The beating heart of England.
England is my home. London is my home. New York feels like, if I have to spend a year living in an unfamiliar city, this is a pretty lovely one to spend a year in, but I will be going home at the end of it, certainly.
Fashion needs fresh blood, and London is the most creative place for that.
Look at London or Paris: they're both filthy. You don't get that in Tokyo. The proud residents look after their city.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
I love to come to L.A. to visit, and then I like to come to rainy old London because it's home.
In London I feel free; nobody bothers anyone and everyone is free to express themselves.
There's nowhere else like London. Nothing at all, anywhere.
The best creative no longer has to originate in Chicago or London; it will be coming from Stockholm, Tokyo, and Seoul as well.
It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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Finding someone you love and who loves you back is a wonderful, wonderful feeling. But finding a true soul mate is an even better feeling. A soul mate is someone who understands you like no other, loves you like no other, will be there for you forever, no matter what. They say that nothing lasts forever, but I am a firm believer in the fact that for some, love lives on even after we're gone.
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If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one, because if you really loved the first one you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
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"How do you spell 'love'?" - "You don't spell it... you feel it."
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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.
Madeleine L'Engle - A Ring of Endless Light
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Shadow and light are two sides of the same coin, one cannot exist without the other.
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There's always a little light in the darkness.
Jackie Estecado in The Darkness
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Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak.
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I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
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Don't depend too much on anyone in this world, because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.
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Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
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Shadows cannot see themselves in the mirror of the sun.
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Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
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Shadows, remember? They hear everything, see everything, conceal everything.
There is no light without shadow as there is no shadow without light. Simply because you can eliminate darkness does not always mean that you should.
Niamh Fitzgerald in Hogwarts Legacy
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021

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