Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Quote by Alexander Pope
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
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...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...