Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
But love's a malady without a cure.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Either be wholly slaves or wholly free.
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the...
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
To die is landing on some distant shore.
For they conquer who believe they can.
War is the trade of Kings.
He who would search for pearls must dive below.