He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul . . . He was naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of books to read nature; he looked inwards,…
Quote by John Dryden
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
Either be wholly slaves or wholly free.
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate...
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
Successful crimes alone are justified.
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered...
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet's curtain calls is...