There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times the gifts it asks
Quote by John Dryden
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
He loved me well: so well he could but die - To show he loved...
Sometimes we see things not as they are but as we are: Love brings understanding
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
Successful crimes alone are justified
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor...
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
All heiresses are beautiful
But love's a malady without a cure.
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
He who would search for pearls must dive below.
Words are but pictures of our thoughts.