Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Order is heaven's first law.
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.