Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope Quotes
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to...
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor...
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is...