Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
God never made his work for man to mend.
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount...
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
All heiresses are beautiful
He who would search for pearls must dive below.
And plenty makes us poor.
Even victors are by victories undone.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the...
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
All heiresses are beautiful.
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
Reason is a faculty far larger than mere objective force. When either the political or...
Being unable to reason is not a positive character trait outside religion