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
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
Order is Heaven's first law
Order is heaven's first law.
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...