Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we know not where.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
War is the trade of Kings.
By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest...
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
Even victors are by victories undone.
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
For they conquer who believe they can.