Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave: Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise, - His pride in reasoning, not in acting lies
Quote by Alexander Pope
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
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Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Health consists with temperance alone.
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Order is heaven's first law.
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They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
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How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.