War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
Quote by John Dryden
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate...
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
All heiresses are beautiful
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was...
And plenty makes us poor.
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
God never made his work for man to mend.
Even victors are by victories undone.
For they conquer who believe they can.
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure
May good luck be your friend in whatever you do and may trouble be always...
Ye fearful saints fresh courage take, The clouds you so much dread Are big with...