True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance
Quote by Alexander Pope
While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
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.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos
To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.