Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.