Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Passions are the gales of life.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.