They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Quote by John Dryden
Successful crimes alone are justified.
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered...
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
The intoxication of anger, like that of the grape, shows us to others, but hides...
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
They can conquer who believe they can
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
He who would search for pearls must dive below.
God never made his work for man to mend.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes...
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
For they conquer who believe they can.