Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.