A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a...
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.