Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?