The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment,...
I have always said that a conference was held for one reason only, to give...