Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
At every word a reputation dies.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
Never find fault with the absent.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...