Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Quote by Alexander Pope
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
When tempest tossed, embrace chaos
Chaos in the world brings uneasiness, but it also allows the opportunity for creativity and...