Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
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.
Even victors are by victories undone.
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging...
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
For, Heaven be thank'd, we live in such an age, when no man dies for...
Even victors are by victory undone
He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
All heiresses are beautiful.
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.