Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
By education most have been misled; so they believe, because they were bred. The priest...
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery...
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
Love is love's reward.
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging...
God never made his work for man to mend.
More liberty begets desire of more; The hunger still increases with the store
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered...
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little, and who...
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
And plenty makes us poor.