Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Earth took her shining station as a star, In Heaven's dark hall, high up the...
The Earth is the Cradle of the Mind -- but one cannot eternally live in...
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
Those who hope for no other life are dead even for this.