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
Alexander Pope Quotes
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Passions are the gales of life.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
It is simply untrue that all our institutions are evil,... that all politicians are mere...
America is just the country that shows how all the written guarantees in the world...