Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Never find fault with the absent.
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
The state produced in the laboratory may be likened to a light doze, compared to...
If... the machine of government... is of such a nature that it requires you to...