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  Quotes of John Dryden [62]


  1. It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
  2. Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
  3. Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.
  4. He who would search for pearls must dive below.
  5. Virtue in distress, and vice in triumph
    Make atheists of mankind.
  6. All heiresses are beautiful.
  7. Repentance is the virtue of weak minds.
  8. Men are but children of a larger growth.
  9. Gifts are scorn'd where givers are despis'd.
  10. Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
  11. Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today.
  12. Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
  13. Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
  14. But love's a malady without a cure.
  15. Beware the fury of patient man.
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