For observations which ourselves we make, We grow more partial for the observer’s sake.
Alexander Pope Quotes
Order is Heaven’s first law.
Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But as the world, harmoniously confused, Where order in variety we see, And where, though all things differ, all agree.
Some praise at morning what they blame at night, but always think the last opinion right.
The difference is as great between the optics seeing as the objects seen.
It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow-necked bottles; the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring out.
All Nature is but Art unknown to thee; All chance direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And spite of Pride, in erring Reason’s spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right.
It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow-necked bottles: the less they have in them the more noise they make in pouring it out.
As some to church repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there.
A cherub’s face, a reptile all the rest.