Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.