Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes assail.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest...
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
Even victors are by victory undone
Honor is but an empty bubble.
He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the...
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
For they conquer who believe they can.
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath...
War is the trade of kings.
In marriage, as in war, it is permitted to take every advantage of the enemy.
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.