Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not...
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have...
The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them
Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but...
Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore, full well they merit all they feel, and more
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no...
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance
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...
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in...
All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not...