How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.