All objects lose by too familiar a view.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
And love's the noblest frailty of the mind.
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
None but the brave deserves the fair.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
But love's a malady without a cure.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
Successful crimes alone are justified
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
It is easier to swallow angry words than to have to eat them