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
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
He who would search for pearls must dive below.
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from...
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath...
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging...
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid, art, makes mighty things from small beginnings grow.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
Even victors are by victory undone
All heiresses are beautiful.
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.