Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind.
Quote by Alexander Pope
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Health consists with temperance alone.
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Order is Heaven's first law
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.