Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
Order is heaven's first law.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
It is meat and drink to me to see a clown.
And said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this thing: shall I...