Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing
Quote by Alexander Pope
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
A person who remains attached to his roots with his foot always on the ground...
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.