Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well; the chiefest part of which is to observe those excellencies which delight a reasonable reader
Quote by John Dryden
Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he...
Honor is but an empty bubble.
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered...
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the...
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
They can conquer who believe they can
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
And love's the noblest frailty of the mind.
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You...
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
Dance as if no one were watching, Sing as if no one were listening, And...