Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
Quote by John Dryden
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery...
Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
War is the trade of Kings.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest...
None but the brave deserves the fair.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Even victors are by victories undone.
For they conquer who believe they can.
To die is landing on some distant shore.
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.
Since when was genius found respectable?