True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jury-men may dine
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Coffee which makes the politician wise, and see through all things with his half-shut eyes
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all...
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Times change, and we change with them.
He who lives on hope will die fasting.