What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.
Quote by Alexander Pope
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I...
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
Be niggards of advice on no pretense, For the worst avarice is that of sense.
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Order is heaven's first law.
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth...
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before...