The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.