Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as things forgot.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far...
Poets are born, not made