Passions are the gales of life.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.