Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire
Quote by Alexander Pope
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.
Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do...
It ain't so much the things we don't know that get us in trouble. It's...
Don't let your circumstances distract you from God's truth.