When we are young, we are slavishly employed in procuring something whereby we may live comfortably when we grow old; and when we are old, we perceive it is too late to live as we proposed
Quote by Alexander Pope
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making...
Wit is the lowest form of humor.
The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look...
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price...
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives...
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like...
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in...
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
Such were the notes thy once loved poet sung, Till death untimely stopped his tuneful...
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by...