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
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
Order is heaven's first law.
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Loving an old bachelor is always a no-win situation, and you come to terms with...
Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
Men have a much better time of it than women; for one thing they marry...