The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person
Quote by Alexander Pope
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
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
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the...
What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise