At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
It is a blessing in disguise
Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure