Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.