My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require alternation.
Quote by Alexander Pope
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Health consists with temperance alone.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
Never find fault with the absent.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...