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.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor...
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...