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
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
True, conscious honor is to feel no sin, he's armed without that's innocent within; be...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
At every word a reputation dies.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
False happiness is like false money; it passes for a long time as well as...
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be...
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...
Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise.