Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
At every word a reputation dies.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...