The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
Just because we don't talk anymore, doesn't mean that I don't care about you any...
True friends stab you in the front.