What passions cannot music raise or quell?
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
War is the trade of Kings.
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
Happy the man, and happy he alone, he who can call today his own; he...
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
They can conquer who believe they can
God never made his work for man to mend.
And love's the noblest frailty of the mind.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered...
But love's a malady without a cure.
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may...
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.