False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as the true, and serves some ordinary occasions; but when it is brought to the touch, we find the lightness and alloy, and feel the loss.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Health consists with temperance alone.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?