Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind.
Quote by Alexander Pope
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
Order is Heaven's first law
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.
You're more likely to act yourself into feeling than feel yourself into action. So act!...