Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing
Quote by Alexander Pope
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
At every word a reputation dies.
Passions are the gales of life.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.
The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.