Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Quote by Alexander Pope
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Passions are the gales of life.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?