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 proper study of Mankind is Man.
Order is heaven's first law.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.