Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes assail.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging...
He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little, and who...
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate...
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid, art, makes mighty things from small beginnings grow.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered...
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
He who would search for pearls must dive below.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.