One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Order is Heaven's first law
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...