Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
What great delight it is to see the ones we love and then to have...
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.