Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun.
Quote by John Dryden
He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the...
Either be wholly slaves or wholly free.
For Art may err, but Nature cannot miss.
War is the trade of kings.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
Successful crimes alone are justified
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
One hopes to achieve the zero option, but in the absence of that we must...
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding...
When I came back to Dublin I was court marshaled in my absence and sentenced...