The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Never find fault with the absent.
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore...
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever.
There are two kinds of fidelity - that of dogs and that of cats; and...
Fidelity is seven-tenths of business success
Unless you can find some sort of loyalty, you cannot find unity and peace in...