Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Health consists with temperance alone.
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
Order is Heaven's first law
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
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.
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.