The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.
Quote by Alexander Pope
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Passions are the gales of life.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their...
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule,...