One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor...
At every word a reputation dies.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.