Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may be.
Quote by John Dryden
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
But love's a malady without a cure.
By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid, art, makes mighty things from small beginnings grow.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he...
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount...
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
All heiresses are beautiful.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
For, Heaven be thank'd, we live in such an age, when no man dies for...
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Mmm... Organized Crime
If they don't want to pay for it, they can stop drinking it.