Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds divide
Quote by John Dryden
All heiresses are beautiful
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
Honor is but an empty bubble.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
None but the brave deserves the fair.
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
And plenty makes us poor.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
What passions cannot music raise or quell?
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid, art, makes mighty things from small beginnings grow.
For they conquer who believe they can.
War is the trade of kings.
There was never a good war or a bad peace.
It is painful enough to discover with what unconcern they speak of war and threaten...