While pensive poets painful vigils keep - Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep
Quote by Alexander Pope
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor...
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
You eat, in dreams, the custard of the day.
Order is Heaven's first law
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of...
At every trifle take offence, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Health consists with temperance alone.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...