Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire
Quote by Alexander Pope
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
Writer or painter god-parents are notoriously unreliable. That is, there is certain before long to...
Let our friends perish, provided our enemies fall along with them.