Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Quote by John Dryden
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
He loved me well: so well he could but die - To show he loved...
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount...
He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master
Even victors are by victory undone
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
For Art may err, but Nature cannot miss.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
The age of our fathers, which was worse than that of our ancestors, produced us,...
Old age is a shipwreck.
The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.