True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
At every word a reputation dies.
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
Passions are the gales of life.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.