The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er...
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...