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John Dryden (1631 - 1700)
English dramatist & poet [more author details]
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Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare.
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John Dryden
But far more numerous was the herd of such,
Who think too little and who talk too much.
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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.
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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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John Dryden
Set all things in their own peculiar place, and know that order is the greatest grace.
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John Dryden
The conscience of a people is their power.
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John Dryden
They think too little who talk too much.
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John Dryden
We must beat the iron while it is hot, but we may polish it at leisure.
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John Dryden
Beware the fury of a patient man.
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John Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel (1681)
None are so busy as the fool and knave.
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John Dryden, The Medal, 1682

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