Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every foe
Quote by Alexander Pope
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than...
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
One science only will one genius fit; so vast is art, so narrow human wit.