For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs only to be seen.
Quote by John Dryden
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...
None but the brave deserves the fair.
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
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.
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
To die is landing on some distant shore.
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
And love's the noblest frailty of the mind.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
Even victors are by victory undone
I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely...
The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories, for life is a string of them...