What passions cannot music raise or quell?
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
What all your sex desire is Sovereignty
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from...
A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
Pains of love be sweeter far than all other pleasures are.
God never made his work for man to mend.
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little, and who...
All, all of a piece throughout; Thy chase had a beast in view; Thy wars...
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery...
When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat. Yet, fooled by hope, men favour the...
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is...
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.