A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
A little learning is a dangerous thing Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
All nature is but art unknown to thee.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Extremes in nature equal ends produce In man they join to some mysterious use.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
For Forms of Government let fools contest whatever is best administered is best.
For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right.
Health consists with temperance alone.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.