Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Quote by Alexander Pope
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.
Health consists with temperance alone.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
The People's voice is odd; It is, and it is not, the voice of God
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the...
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins...
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
Charms strike the sight; but merit wins the soul.
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
The proper study of Mankind is Man.