Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every foe
Quote by Alexander Pope
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live...
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every...
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...