Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore...
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...