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
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
More liberty begets desire of more; The hunger still increases with the store
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest...
Successful crimes alone are justified.
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
For, Heaven be thank'd, we live in such an age, when no man dies for...
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount...
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging...
They can conquer who believe they can
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.