When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from...
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we...
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
And plenty makes us poor.
He [Shakespeare] was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the...
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate...
Errors like straws upon the surface flow: Who would search for pearls must dive below
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath...
Great wits are sure to madness near allied - And thin partitions do their bounds...
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked...
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, But Genius must be born; and...
Beware the fury of a patient man.
We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
More liberty begets desire of more; The hunger still increases with the store
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance...
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the...