They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
Sometimes we see things not as they are but as we are: Love brings understanding
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
For they conquer who believe they can.
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
War is the trade of kings.
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid, art, makes mighty things from small beginnings grow.
A refined nature is vexed by knowing that some one owes it thanks, a coarse...
The splendor of the rose and the whitness of the lily do not rob the...