For, Heaven be thank'd, we live in such an age, when no man dies for love, but on the stage.
Quote by John Dryden
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
All heiresses are beautiful
But love's a malady without a cure.
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
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...
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Even victors are by victories undone.
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...