Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Order is Heaven's first law
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
At every word a reputation dies.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
But there are certain very practical things American Negro writers can do. And must do....
When you are through changing, you are through.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you...
The basic American promise that if you work hard, you could do well enough to...