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
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...