'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er...
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
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.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...