Wit is the lowest form of humor.
Quote by Alexander Pope
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
The most positive men are the most credulous.
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to...
Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or...
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
Next o'er his books his eyes begin to roll, In pleasing memory of all he...
Health consists with temperance alone.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or...
My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require...
Passions are the gales of life.
Good God! How often are we to die before we go quite off this stage?...
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.