Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Order is Heaven's first law
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
Order is heaven's first law.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
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.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.