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The brave man seeks not popular applause,
Nor, overpower'd with arms, deserts his cause;
Unsham'd, though foil'd, read more

The brave man seeks not popular applause,
Nor, overpower'd with arms, deserts his cause;
Unsham'd, though foil'd, he does the best he can,
Force is of brutes, but honor is of man.

by John Dryden Found in: Bravery Quotes,
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Thespis, the first professor of our art,
At country wakes snug ballads from a cart.

Thespis, the first professor of our art,
At country wakes snug ballads from a cart.

by John Dryden Found in: Ballads Quotes,
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Whistling to keep myself from being afraid.

Whistling to keep myself from being afraid.

by John Dryden Found in: Courage Quotes,
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Forgiveness to the injured does belong,
But they ne'er pardon who have done the wrong.

Forgiveness to the injured does belong,
But they ne'er pardon who have done the wrong.

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Commemoration of Thomas Bray, Priest, Founder of SPCK, 1730 The fortitude of a Christian consists in patience, not in read more

Commemoration of Thomas Bray, Priest, Founder of SPCK, 1730 The fortitude of a Christian consists in patience, not in enterprises which the poets call heroic, and which are commonly the effects of interest, pride, and worldly honor.

by John Dryden Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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