He loved me well: so well he could but die - To show he loved me better than his life; he lost it for me
Quote by John Dryden
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
Either be wholly slaves or wholly free.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
They can conquer who believe they can
All, all of a piece throughout; Thy chase had a beast in view; Thy wars...
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
For Art may err, but Nature cannot miss.
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
And plenty makes us poor.
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
Even victors are by victories undone.
Even victors are by victory undone
You must not, when you have gained a victory, use any triumphing or insulting expression,...
The Navy can lose us the war, but only the Air Force can win it....