There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
Quote by Alexander Pope
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:...
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.