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
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
Health consists with temperance alone.
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...