Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
If you have no money, be polite.
Politeness is half good manners and half good lying.