There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
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...
Successful crimes alone are justified.
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes And gaping mouth, that testified surprise
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
They can conquer who believe they can
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid, art, makes mighty things from small beginnings grow.
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
More liberty begets desire of more; The hunger still increases with the store
God never made his work for man to mend.
Look round the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or, knowing it, pursue!
Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into...
Very little of the great cruelty shown by men can really be attributed to cruel...