The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...