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All heiresses are beautiful.
Inheritance
John Dryden

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All human things are subject to decay, and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Death and Dying
John Dryden

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All objects lose by too familiar a view.
Familiarity
John Dryden

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All things are subject to decay and when fate summons, monarchs must obey.
Fate
John Dryden

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Be slow to resolve, but quick in performance.
Decisions
John Dryden

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Beware the fury of a patient man.
Patience
John Dryden

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Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.
Army and Navy
John Dryden

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Far more numerous are those as such; who think to little and talk to much.
Thoughts and Thinking
John Dryden

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For all have not the gift of martyrdom.
Conformity
John Dryden

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For present joys are more to flesh and blood than a dull prospect of a distant good.
Joy
John Dryden

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For they conquer who believe they can.
Confidence
John Dryden

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Fortune befriends the bold.
Boldness
John Dryden

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Genius must be born, and never can be taught.
Genius
John Dryden

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Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
Genius
John Dryden

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He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
Fear
John Dryden

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He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him.
Plagiarism
John Dryden

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He was exhaled; his great Creator drew His spirit, as the sun the morning dew.
Death and Dying
John Dryden

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He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master.
Trust
John Dryden

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He who would search for pearls must dive below.
Price
John Dryden

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Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
Habit
John Dryden

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Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.
Jealousy
John Dryden

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Kings fight for empires, madmen for applause.
Kings
John Dryden

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Like pilgrims to the appointed place we tend; The world's an inn, and death the journey's end.
Death and Dying
John Dryden

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Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
Vocation
John Dryden

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Love is love's reward.
Love
John Dryden

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