Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may be.
Quote by John Dryden
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
For they conquer who believe they can.
Successful crimes alone are justified.
He loved me well: so well he could but die - To show he loved...
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
And plenty makes us poor.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master
Successful crimes alone are justified
All heiresses are beautiful
Even victors are by victories undone.
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...