A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice it
Quote by Alexander Pope
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Health consists with temperance alone.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.