In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside
Quote by Alexander Pope
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
Passions are the gales of life.
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Order is Heaven's first law
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.