Even victors are by victories undone.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
What passions cannot music raise or quell?
War is the trade of kings.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
Love is hard work; and hard work sometimes hurts!
For they conquer who believe they can.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he...
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate...
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
Habit is stronger than reason