'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in woman-kind
Quote by Alexander Pope
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.