How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Know that this world's life is only sport and play and gaiety and boasting among...
God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us -...