How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...