It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
All heiresses are beautiful
And plenty makes us poor.
Love is hard work; and hard work sometimes hurts!
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate...
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath...
All heiresses are beautiful.
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid, art, makes mighty things from small beginnings grow.
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.