How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
Health consists with temperance alone.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
And what's a life? - a weary pilgrimage, Whose glory in one day doth fill...
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life...
When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right.