Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
There is an optimism which nobly anticipates the eventual triumph of great moral lows, and...
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.