Sometimes we see things not as they are but as we are: Love brings understanding
Quote by John Dryden
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
For, Heaven be thank'd, we live in such an age, when no man dies for...
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
All, all of a piece throughout; Thy chase had a beast in view; Thy wars...
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from...
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
Successful crimes alone are justified.
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount...
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
For Art may err, but Nature cannot miss.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...