Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude
Quote by Alexander Pope
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
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...
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore...
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
The trough was full and faithful Tray / Came out to drink one sultry day.
Good as drink is, it ends in thirst.