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
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
And die of nothing but a rage to live.