81 Quotations by John Dryden
- 1. A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
- 2. All heiresses are beautiful.
- 3. All human things are subject to decay, and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
- 4. All objects lose by too familiar a view.
- 5. And virtue, though in rags, will keep me warm.
- 6. Be slow to resolve, but quick in performance.
- 7. Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.
- 8. Beware of the fury of the patient man.
- 9. Beware the fury of a patient man.
- 10. Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.
- 11. But far more numerous was the herd of such,
- 12. By education most have been misled; So the believe, because they so were bred. The priest continues ...
- 13. Dreams are but interludes that fancy makes...
- 14. Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
- 15. Far more numerous are those as such; who think too little and talk too much.
- 16. Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he m ...
- 17. For all have not the gift of martyrdom.
- 18. For present joys are more to flesh and blood than a dull prospect of a distant good.
- 19. Fortune befriends the bold.
- 20. Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
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