Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
He loved me well: so well he could but die - To show he loved...
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount...
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...