Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...