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
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
T is true,t is certain; man though dead retains, Part of himself: the immortal mind...
At every word a reputation dies.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave:...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Why did I write? What sin to me unknown dipped me in ink, my parents...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.
Never find fault with the absent.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
We don't mind if someone wants to give us advice; we only object if they...
To give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.