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
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help,...
He is a fool who cannot be angry; but he is a wise man who...