Alexander Pope quotes

 quotes - To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves. Share

“To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.”

— Alexander Pope

 quotes - 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. Share

“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.”

— Alexander Pope

 quotes - Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. Share

“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.”

— Alexander Pope

 quotes - Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends. Share

“Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.”

— Alexander Pope

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.”

— Alexander Pope

“Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.”

— Alexander Pope

“No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.”

— Alexander Pope

“Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.”

— Alexander Pope

“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.”

— Alexander Pope

“Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.”

— Alexander Pope

“Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.”

— Alexander Pope

“Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.”

— Alexander Pope

“A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.”

— Alexander Pope

“Act well your part, there all the honour lies.”

— Alexander Pope

“Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.”

— Alexander Pope

“The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.”

— Alexander Pope

“Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.”

— Alexander Pope

“Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies.”

— Alexander Pope

“How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.”

— Alexander Pope

“Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain; awake but one, and in, what myriads rise!”

— Alexander Pope

“The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more.”

— Alexander Pope

“For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.”

— Alexander Pope

“Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.”

— Alexander Pope

“But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor.”

— Alexander Pope

“If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.”

— Alexander Pope
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