And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Order is Heaven's first law
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!