Alexander Pope Quotes


113 Alexander Pope quotes:



"Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire"
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Desire Quotes
"Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?"
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"For fools rush in where angels fear to tread."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"I was not born for courts and great affairs, but I pay my debts, believe and say my prayers."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more"
"A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain; And drinking largely sobers us again."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Learning Quotes
"A little bit of knowledge"
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Philosophy Quotes
"True disputants are like true sportsman: their whole delight is in the pursuit."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Argument Quotes
"Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Arrogance Quotes
"Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing"
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance"



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