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
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
The most positive men are the most credulous.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and...
I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record...