Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Health consists with temperance alone.
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the...
All good art is an indiscretion