Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
Quote by John Dryden
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
And plenty makes us poor.
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he...
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little, and who...
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
For, Heaven be thank'd, we live in such an age, when no man dies for...
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
Beware the fury of a patient man.
War is the trade of kings.
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery...
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
For they conquer who believe they can.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...