There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.