Even victors are by victory undone
Quote by John Dryden
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an...
All, all of a piece throughout; Thy chase had a beast in view; Thy wars...
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
And plenty makes us poor.
All heiresses are beautiful.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath...
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
Sometimes we see things not as they are but as we are: Love brings understanding
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
Either be wholly slaves or wholly free.
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.