The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.