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John Dryden

1631-1700. British poet, dramatist and critic.

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Love is not in our choice but in our fate.

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To die is landing on some distant shore.

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He was exhaled; his great Creator drew His spirit, as the sun the morning dew.

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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.

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Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

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

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Tomorrow do thy worst, I have lived today.

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Fortune befriends the bold.

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The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.

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Plots, true or false, are necessary things, to raise up commonwealths, and ruin kings.

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