Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.