For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the...
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all...
To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal.
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to...