The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...