Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may be.
Quote by John Dryden
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the...
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
He loved me well: so well he could but die - To show he loved...
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
More liberty begets desire of more; The hunger still increases with the store
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount...
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Love is hard work; and hard work sometimes hurts!
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
Even victors are by victories undone.