Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath...
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
Even victors are by victory undone
By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest...
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
None but the brave deserves the fair.
He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
Either be wholly slaves or wholly free.
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...