To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in...
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements...
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?