At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
Passions are the gales of life.
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...