True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...