Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Order is Heaven's first law
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.