All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good; And spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is,…
Quote by Alexander Pope
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.