A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow Draughts intoxicate the Brain, And drinking largely sobers us again.
Quote by Alexander Pope
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...