T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind remains.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
Never find fault with the absent.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Ye shall buy meat of them for money, that ye may eat; and ye shall...
Teetotallers lack the sympathy and generosity of men that drink.