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
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
At every word a reputation dies.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.