When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.
Quote by John Dryden
John Dryden Quotes
Honor is but an empty bubble.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
What passions cannot music raise or quell?
All heiresses are beautiful.
They that possess the prince possess the laws.
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.
Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
All, all of a piece throughout; Thy chase had a beast in view; Thy wars...
So softly death succeeded life in her, She did but dream of heaven, and she...
If you be pungent, be brief; for it is with words as with sunbeams -...
There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times...
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
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...
He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master
They can conquer who believe they can
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery...
If I can't be beautiful, I want to be invisible.
Beauty is a fading flower