Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, we first endure, then pity, then embrace
Quote by Alexander Pope
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
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.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods...
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...