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
And plenty makes us poor.
All heiresses are beautiful.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
Either be wholly slaves or wholly free.
Love is love's reward.
Successful crimes alone are justified.
For Art may err, but Nature cannot miss.
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.