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
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do...
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
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.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of...
Intercourse with a woman is sometimes a satisfactory substitute for masturbation. But it takes a...