Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.