Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
Even victors are by victory undone
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an...
Successful crimes alone are justified
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...
By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest...
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
Even victors are by victories undone.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.