Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God.
Quote by Alexander Pope
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.