Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
The most positive men are the most credulous.
Health consists with temperance alone.
Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves.
Never find fault with the absent.
Passions are the gales of life.
To err is human, to forgive divine.
And die of nothing but a rage to live.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
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 wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
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.
But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
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.