A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
All heiresses are beautiful
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
He loved me well: so well he could but die - To show he loved...
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
Successful crimes alone are justified
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
They can conquer who believe they can
God never made his work for man to mend.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
Even victors are by victories undone.
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
For Art may err, but Nature cannot miss.
The first is the law, the last prerogative.