Profile: Best known for The Dunciad and his translation of Homer.
Number of Quotes: 11
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser to-day than he was yesterday.
All seems infected that the infected spy, as all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law
Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
Coffee, (which makes the politician wise, and see thro' all things with his half-shut eyes).
Here am I, dying of a hundred good symptoms.
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never Is, but always To be blest.
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.
Some praise at morning what they blame at night; But always think the last opinion right.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.