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mindsetnmastery: “We first make our habits, then our habits make us.” ― John Dryden

Simra_khan_: "Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call today his own; He who, secure within, can say, Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today." By John Dryden

ferrismattic: I've never read it, but I will soon. (John Dryden's translation, for the purists.)

isidro_li: The song as of an angel in the yard; A song that would have charm'd the infernal gods, And banish'd horror from the dark abodes: Had Orpheus sung it in the nether sphere. — John Dryden

2AWisdom: Self-defence is nature's eldest law. - John Dryden (1631-1700)

DonPJenn: John Dryden is believed to be the first person to posit that English sentences should not end in prepositions because Latin sentences cannot end in prepositions. Which reminds me: "That is something up with which I will not put!" G. B. Shaw (attr.)

DonPJenn: Since ev’ry 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. John Dryden

DonPJenn: Abigail Adams, so insightful in her descriptions, quoted John Dryden to describe Washington: “Mark his majestic fabric. He’s a temple sacred from his birth and built by hands divine.” Of the nine presidents who owned slaves, only Washington freed his. He resisted efforts

BaligiddeSamuel: Yet it's also true that, "He wants worth who dares not praise a foe" - John Dryden, Conquest of Granada Act ii, sc. 1. But there're times when, "Tacent, satis laudant" (Their silence is sufficient praise!) is best option - Terence in Eunuchus Act III, sc. 2. is the best option!

YehuditLev: THERE IS a pleasure in being mad which none but madmen know. John Dryden

2AWisdom: Self-defence is nature's eldest law. - John Dryden (1631-1700)

BillH1059: Goodnight Patriots & Saints! Trust in GOD! "Look around the habitable world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue." ~ John Dryden

alan2102z: "Some Truth there was, but dashed and brew’d with Lies; To please the Fools, and puzzle all the Wise." John Dryden, 1681

aoifesh: The gods from above the mad labour behold, And pity mankind that will perish for gold. [John Dryden, KING ARTHUR]

rabtensamphel: "We first make our habits, then our habits make us." - John Dryden

teessidecharity: Farewell To A Teesside Hero We're both proud and sad to pay tribute to “true Teesside hero” John Dryden after the beloved Middlesbrough boxing coach’s passing this week. John received one of our Teesside Hero awards in 2017 for his lifetime of dedication to helping young people

SakhiThakkar: TTT: "We first make our habits, and then our habits make us." —John Dryden

DDerama: "We first make our habits, and then our habits make us." —John Dryden

terrytucker2012: “Of all the tyrannies of humankind, the worst is that which persecutes the mind.” - John Dryden What tyrants are ruling your mind?

2AWisdom: Self-defence is nature's eldest law. - John Dryden (1631-1700)

pleonidasp: But, Rome, ’tis thine alone, with awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey, Disposing peace and war by thy own majestic way; To tame the proud, the fetter’d slave to free: These are imperial arts, and worthy thee. — Virgil, AENEID VI (tr. John Dryden)

AUF2020: "Fortune befriends the bold. " John Dryden

JadeMReporter: Tributes pour in after death of Teesside hero and 'legend' England Boxing coach John Dryden

TeessideLive: John Dryden changed his life through the sport and he spent much of his time passing on the magic of boxing to youngsters

DirkMaggs: I can’t recommend this strongly enough. John Dryden’s work is superbly crafted in every respect. He is brilliant.

LPC_ASCC: Mr John Dryden. I actually thought you would live forever. He is probably the most famous man and funniest man in Middlesbrough! He’s an absolute legend! Over at least half a century he must have had thousands and thousands step inside his gym at the Welly’…

MakeMericaGr88: Happy the man, and happy he alone He who can call the day his own. He, who secure within can say tomorrow do thy worst for I have lived today. ~ John Dryden ~

AUF2020: "Fortune befriends the bold. " John Dryden

2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls, must dive below. John Dryden

creativeblocker: Fortune befriends the bold. (John Dryden)

MaissaMeftah: "We first make our habits, and then our habits make us." —John Dryden

DasSwank: “Beware the fury of a patient man.” ― John Dryden

thewisdomchest: 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."

HornseaMusic: What passion cannot music raise and quell! John Dryden

dactyldog: "Painting and Poesy are two sisters; which are so like in all things, that they mutually lend to each other both their Name and Office. -John Dryden Dryden's sense of Name & Office come together at UMD in the praxis of the digital => reinvention.

2AWisdom: Self-defence is nature's eldest law. - John Dryden (1631-1700)

KanekoTheKoolio: “Like pilgrims to the appointed place we tend. The World’s and inn, and death the journey’s end.” -John Dryden

airandspace: On this day in 1973, NASA Dryden research pilot John Manke made the first glide flight of the X-24B, the last aircraft in the lifting body program.

macwrites: Didn't realize at the time that this would be the last time I was ever "on the set" of an audio drama. Definitely miss the John Dryden recording method, you feel like you're on a movie set.

aoifesh: Love has a thousand thousand thousand thousand ways to please, But more more more more more more to rob us of our ease [John Dryden, KING ARTHUR]

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Alexis_Words: Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we know not where. - John Dryden

noorul_sabri: We first make our habits,and then our habits make us . - John Dryden

creativeblocker: Fortune befriends the bold. (John Dryden)

praashok: Beware the fury of a patient man. John Dryden

sukasukasaja3: A thing well said will be wit in all languages. (John Dryden)

hbmutungi1: "We first make our habits, then our habits make us." ― John Dryden

HeineKapp: Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 14:6

derekwalmsley: From John Dryden to Dub - Amazingly psyched to score a pristine copy of Ox Companion to Eng Language to sit alongside my half century old Philosophy ond. New Yorker, New Yorrican, New Zealand Broadcasting, a treasure trove of language ephemera

MotivAppBot: Fortune befriends the bold. [John Dryden]

JoseTochelino: 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."

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2WintersWoods: The Monarch Oak, the Patriarch of the Trees, Shoots rising up, and spreads by slow Degrees: Three Centuries he grows, and three he stays, Supreme in State; and in three more decays John Dryden, Palamon and Arcite, III

gautamajay52: "Beware the fury of a patient man." - John Dryden

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CoachDStew: We first make our habits, then our habits make us. -John Dryden

ArabyOrg: 3 Arabic Translators Longlisted for John Dryden Prize, One ‘Highly Commended’

gingkolibrary: 3 Arabic Translators Longlisted for John Dryden Prize, One 'Highly Commended'

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pos_indonesia: Boldness is a mask for fear, however great. - John Dryden

arablit: 3 Arabic Translators Longlisted for John Dryden Prize, One ‘Highly Commended’

2AWisdom: Self-defence is nature's eldest law. - John Dryden (1631-1700)

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2AWisdom: Self-defence is nature's eldest law. - John Dryden (1631-1700)

iamgithinjim: "We first make our habits, and then our habits make us." —John Dryden

Independent_Sec: “All heiresses are beautiful.” - John Dryden

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AUF2020: "A thing well said will be wit in all languages. " John Dryden

BSoSocials: "We first make our habits, and then our habits make us." - John Dryden, English poet (1631-1700)

BristolGerman: Many congratulations to Christophe Fricker who was awarded first prize in the 2020-2021 John Dryden Translation Competition for his translation of Matthias Politycki's Sonette!

MostFamousQuote: Words are but pictures of our thoughts. -John Dryden

danfaggella: The lyrics of Pop Smoke's "Woo Baby" are basically ripped entirely from a John Dryden love poem from 1670, and as far as I can tell literally nobody has noticed this.

cylocyziruzu: Beware the fury of a patient man. John Dryden

klm269: cajon-desastre: “I am sore wounded but not slain; I will lay me down and bleed a while And then rise up to fight again.” — John Dryden

2AWisdom: Self-defence is nature's eldest law. - John Dryden (1631-1700)

2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls, must dive below. John Dryden

ElenaBossi88: Over the moon as Joel and I were shortlisted in this prestigious competition, among academics and more experienced translators!

KatherineWyvern: "All, all of a piece throughout; Thy chase had a beast in view; Thy wars brought nothing about; Thy lovers were all untrue." ~John Dryden

DonPJenn: John Dryden: He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul. But Shakespeare’s magic could not copied be; Within that circle none durst walk but he. He was naturally learned; he needed not the spectacles of books to read

ShivKum93437009: 'Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel' - John Dryden.

AnnaPettit7: "Beware the fury of a patient man."  - John Dryden

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MotivAppBot: A thing well said will be wit in all languages. [John Dryden]



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