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For Forms of Government let fools contest;
by Alexander Pope

For Forms of Government let fools contest;
whatever is best administered is best.
- Alexander Pope

What is, is right.
- Alexander Pope

To err is human, to forgive divine.
- Alexander Pope

Hope springs eternal.
- Alexander Pope

 

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.
- Alexander Pope

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of
learned lumber in his head.
- Alexander Pope

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What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet,
isn't much better than tedious disease.
- Alexander Pope

Wit is the lowest form of humor.
- Alexander Pope

Some people will never learn anything,
for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
- Alexander Pope

They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
- Alexander Pope

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll;
charms strike the sight,
but merit wins the soul.
- Alexander Pope

Hope springs eternal in the human breast:
Man never is,
but always To be Blest.
- Alexander Pope

But blind to former as to future fate,
what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
- Alexander Pope

Not to go back is somewhat to advance,
and men must walk, at least, before they dance.
- Alexander Pope

Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
- Alexander Pope

Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour,
content to dwell in decencies for ever.
- 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

Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
- Alexander Pope

Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night.
God said, Let Newton be!
and all was light!
- Alexander Pope

Be not the first by whom the new are tried,
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
- 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

Passions are the gales of life.
- Alexander Pope

Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women can.
- Alexander Pope

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
- Alexander Pope

Trust not yourself, but your defects to know,
make use of every friend and every foe.
- Alexander Pope

Health consists with temperance alone.
- Alexander Pope

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold;
Alike fantastic,
if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried,
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
- Alexander Pope

To observations which ourselves we make,
we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
- Alexander Pope

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

Slave to no sect, who takes no private road,
But looks through Nature up to Nature's God.
- Alexander Pope

Education forms the common mind.
Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
- Alexander Pope

Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing,
more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.
- Alexander Pope

Our passions are like convulsion fits,
which, though they make us stronger for a time,
leave us the weaker ever after.
- Alexander Pope

Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
- Alexander Pope

The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
- Alexander Pope

Extremes in nature equal ends produce;
In man they join to some mysterious use.
- Alexander Pope

Never elated when someone's oppressed,
never dejected when another one's blessed.
- Alexander Pope

True politeness consists in being easy one's self,
and in making every one about one as easy as one can.
- Alexander Pope

Tis but a part we see, and not a whole.
- Alexander Pope

The most positive men are the most credulous.
- Alexander Pope

At ev'ry word a reputation dies.
- Alexander Pope

The ruling passion, be it what it will.
The ruling passion conquers reason still.
- Alexander Pope

'Tis not enough your counsel still be true;
Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
- Alexander Pope

Woman's at best a contradiction still.
- Alexander Pope

Lo!
The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds,
or hears him in the wind.
- Alexander Pope

Who shall decide when doctors disagree,
And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
- Alexander Pope

The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a
man's own eyes when they look upon his own person.
- Alexander Pope

Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound,
content to breathe his native air in his own ground.
- Alexander Pope

An honest man's the noblest work of God.
- Alexander Pope

To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
- Alexander Pope

Order is heaven's first law.
- Alexander Pope

The proper study of Mankind is Man.
- Alexander Pope

All are but parts of one stupendous whole,
Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
- Alexander Pope

Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue
alone is happiness below.
- Alexander Pope

There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far
above all the quaintness of wit.
- Alexander Pope

On life's vast ocean diversely we sail.
Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
- Alexander Pope

Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
- Alexander Pope

Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
- Alexander Pope

Men must be taught as if you taught them not,
and things unknown proposed as things forgot.
- Alexander Pope

The hungry judges soon the sentence sign,
and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
- Alexander Pope

On wrongs swift vengeance waits.
- Alexander Pope

Like Cato, give his little senate laws,
and sit attentive to his own applause.
- Alexander Pope

One science only will one genius fit;
so vast is art,
so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

The learned is happy, nature to explore;
The fool is happy,
that he knows no more.
- Alexander Pope

All nature is but art unknown to thee.
- Alexander Pope

Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys
those things which others want or desire.
- Alexander Pope

For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight,
His can't be wrong whose life is in the right.
- Alexander Pope

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan;
The proper study of mankind is man.
- Alexander Pope

A little learning is a dangerous thing;
Drink deep,
or taste not the Pierian spring.
- Alexander Pope


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