Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
Quote by John Dryden
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
They can conquer who believe they can
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
War is the trade of kings.
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
He who would search for pearls must dive below.
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.