Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing
Quote by Alexander Pope
Order is Heaven's first law
Passions are the gales of life.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Health consists with temperance alone.
Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a...
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Vices are often habits rather than passions
Vice may be had at all prices
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know...