The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
Quote by Alexander Pope
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
Health consists with temperance alone.
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...