Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Quote by John Dryden
He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the...
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Successful crimes alone are justified
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
He who would search for pearls must dive below.
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging...
Beware the fury of a patient man.
What passions cannot music raise or quell?
For, Heaven be thank'd, we live in such an age, when no man dies for...
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
And plenty makes us poor.
None but the brave deserves the fair.
It is not what we read, but what we remember that makes us learned. It...
Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought...