Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
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 most positive men are the most credulous.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
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
Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
Passions are the gales of life.
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Money is everywhere but so is poetry. What we lack are the poets.
You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket