What passions cannot music raise or quell?
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate...
For they conquer who believe they can.
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; And every little absence is an...
Even victors are by victory undone
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery...
Honor is but an empty bubble.
And plenty makes us poor.
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
Every age has a kind of universal genius, which includes those that live in it...
Repentance is but want of power to sin.
There is a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know.
Confidence is the feeling we have before knowing all the facts
Love is love's reward.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may...
Bold knaves thrive without one grain of sense, but good men starve for want of...
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from...
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.