Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Quote by Alexander Pope
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.