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
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Order is heaven's first law.
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.
Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor...
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...