The most positive men are the most credulous.
Quote by Alexander Pope
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
At every word a reputation dies.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
Order is heaven's first law.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.