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
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of...
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it...