Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
Order is Heaven's first law
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, which...
Drink because you are happy, but never because you are miserable.