The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person
Quote by Alexander Pope
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
To err is human, to forgive, divine.
You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason...
Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.