Alexander Pope Quotes

113 Alexander Pope quotes:

"Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind."
"Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing"
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"To err is human; to forgive, divine."
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"What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease."
"Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon."
"So vast is art, so narrow human wit."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Art Quotes
"The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head."
"They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake."
"Wit is the lowest form of humor."
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"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
"Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined"
Author: Pope Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person"
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"An excuse is worse than a lie, for an excuse is a lie, guarded."
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"Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance"
"Did some more sober critics come abroad? If wrong, I smil'd; if right, I kiss'd the rod."
"Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women can."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Teach me to feel another's woe,To hide the fault I see,That mercy I to others show,That mercy show to me."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!"
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes

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