Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
Quote by John Dryden
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John Dryden Quotes
The conscience of a people is their power.
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.
How can finite grasp infinity
Look around the habitable world, how few Know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
Pains of love be sweeter far Than all other pleasures are.
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.
A mob is the scum that rises upmost when the nation boils.
Set all things in their own peculiar place, and know that order is the greatest grace.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
One thing I have frankly decided is that when it comes to political reform we have two conservative parties in British politics. Both the Labour and Conservative parties have constantly and repeatedly failed to honour promises they have made about reforming, cleaning, modernising our clapped-out system.
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.
In every person who comes near you look for what is good and strong honor that try to imitate it, and your faults will drop off like dead leaves when their time comes.
It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof.
But you can't focus on things that matter if all you've been is asleep for forty years. Funny how sleep rhymes with sheep. You know.
Folks, the most insidious part of this whole health care scheme is that all of these vast medical expenditures will become nothing more than government budget items. We individuals will no longer exist. The relationship between a government and citizen will change forever.
The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council.
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
When we lose one blessing, another is often, most unexpectedly, given in its place.
If you would marry suitably, marry your equal.