At every word a reputation dies.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...