John Dryden quotes

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A man so various, that he seemed to be
Not one, but all mankind's epitome.
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Nor is the people's judgement always true:
The most may err as grossly as the few.
Great wits are sure to madness near allied,
And thin partitions do their bounds divide.
And all to leave what with his toil he won
To that unfeathered two-legged thing, a son.
Resolved to ruin or to rule the state.
So over violent, or over civil
That every man with him was God or Devil.
Never was patriot yet, but was a fool.
Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
Beware the fury of a patient man.
Great Wits are sure to Madness near alli'd
And thin Partitions do their Bounds divide;
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