The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
At every word a reputation dies.
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
I'm the enemy because I like to think. I like to read. I'm into freedom...
I came upon a doctor who appeared in quite poor health. I said, 'There's nothing...