Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it to some particular studies.
Quote by John Dryden
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery...
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath...
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
What passions cannot music raise or quell?
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
God never made his work for man to mend.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master
What's the worst thing that can happen to a quarterback? He loses his confidence.
He lives the poetry that he cannot write. The others write the poetry that they...