Order is Heaven's first law
Quote by Alexander Pope
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
There is no work of genius which has not been the delight of mankind, no...
The exercise of an extraordinary gift is the supremest pleasure in life.