A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Never find fault with the absent.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...