Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor lies
Quote by Alexander Pope
Never find fault with the absent.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.