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
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Never find fault with the absent.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
Order is Heaven's first law
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...