T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind remains.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
Never find fault with the absent.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...