I could never hate anyone I knew.
The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
The good things of life are not to be had singly, but come to us with a mixture; like a schoolboy’s holiday, with a task affixed to the tail of it.
- Daniel Defoe English Writer
- Geoffrey Chaucer English Poet
- J. K. Rowling English Novelist
- Abraham Cowley English Poet
- John Milton English Poet
- John Ruskin English Art Critic
- John Wesley British Methodist Religious Leader
- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu English Aristocrat
- Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) English Romantic Poet
- Max Beerbohm