Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
Each memorable verse of a true poet has two or three times the written content.
Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved...
What this country needs is a great poem. John Brown's Body was a step in...