Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.