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
Quote by Alexander Pope
Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
Passions are the gales of life.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.