And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
Order is heaven's first law.
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
All books can be indecent books, though recent books are bolder. For filth, I'm glad...
Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful...