The first is the law, the last prerogative.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
God never made his work for man to mend.
For, Heaven be thank'd, we live in such an age, when no man dies for...
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount...
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is an...
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery...
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
And love's the noblest frailty of the mind.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Among my most prized possessions are the words that I have never spoken
There are different kinds of love, but they all have the same aim: possession