A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...