Quotation Explorer - 'John Dryden'

Whence but from heaven, could men unskilled in arts,In several ages born, in several parts,Weave such agreeing truths? Or how, or why, Should all conspire to cheat us with a lie? - John Dryden
We first make our habits, then our habits make us. - John Dryden
I am sore wounded but not slainI will lay me down and bleed a whileAnd then rise up to fight again - John Dryden
All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey. - John Dryden
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue. - John Dryden
Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today. - John Dryden
They think too little who talk too much. - John Dryden
We must beat the iron while it is hot, but we may polish it at leisure. - John Dryden
And virtue, though in rags, will keep me warm. - John Dryden
Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own: He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. - John Dryden
The conscience of a people is their power. - John Dryden
Tis Fate that flings the dice,And as she flingsOf kings makes peasants,And of peasants kings. - John Dryden
But far more numerous was the herd of such, Who think too little and who talk too much. - John Dryden
Dreams are but interludes that fancy makes... Sometimes forgotten things, long cast behind Rush forward in the brain, and come to mind. - John Dryden
Dreams are but interludes, which fancy makes; When monarch reason sleeps, this mimic wakes. - John Dryden
None are so busy as the fool and knave. - John Dryden
Beware of the fury of the patient man. - John Dryden
Set all things in their own peculiar place, and know that order is the greatest grace. - John Dryden
Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare. - John Dryden
Beware the fury of a patient man. - John Dryden
Love is love's reward. - John Dryden
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