Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
Health consists with temperance alone.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
We had good white friends who advised us against taking the war path. My friend...
Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going...