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
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...