Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...