When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; honour but an empty bubble.
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise...
Either be wholly slaves or wholly free.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
Honor is but an empty bubble.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs...
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
None but the brave deserves the fair.
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
They can conquer who believe they can
The first is the law, the last prerogative.
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little, and who...
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...