Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Order is heaven's first law.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
Never find fault with the absent.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
Passions are the gales of life.