Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire
Quote by Alexander Pope
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
At every word a reputation dies.
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.