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
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
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...
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising.
God himself took a day to rest in, and a good man's grave is his...