John Dryden

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John Dryden

John Dryden

He was exhaled; his great Creator drew His spirit, as the sun the morning dew.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For all have not the gift of martyrdom.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes assail.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Since every man who lives is born to die, and none can boast sincere felicity, with equal mind, what happens, let us bear, nor joy nor grieve too much for things beyond our care.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To die is landing on some distant shore.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Railing and praising were his usual themes; and both showed his judgment in extremes. Either over violent or over civil, so everyone to him was either god or devil.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
So over violent, or over civil that every man with him was God or Devil.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Genius must be born, and never can be taught.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Love is not in our choice but in our fate.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Kings fight for empires, madmen for applause.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Mighty things from small beginnings grow.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For present joys are more to flesh and blood than a dull prospect of a distant good.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All heiresses are beautiful.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Thou strong seducer, Opportunity!More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.More John Dryden [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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