A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Order is Heaven's first law
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
The Perennial Philosophy is expressed most succinctly in the Sanskrit formula, tat tvam asi ('That...
Never let someone else determine your worth. Only you know your true value.