Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.