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True ease in writing comes from art,
by Alexander Pope

True ease in writing comes from art,
not chance,
as those who move easiest have learned to dance.
- Alexander Pope

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

Hope springs eternal.
- Alexander Pope

What is, is right.
- 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

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

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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

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

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

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

Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.
- Alexander Pope

A God without dominion, providence, and final causes,
is nothing else but fate and nature.
- Alexander Pope

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

Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle,
tickled with a straw.
- Alexander Pope

Not always actions show the man; we find who does a
kindness is not therefore kind.
- Alexander Pope

The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
- Alexander Pope

If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody
like a relative to do the business.
- Alexander Pope

Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
- Alexander Pope

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

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

Get place and wealth, if possible with grace;
if not,
by any means get wealth and place.
- Alexander Pope

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

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

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
- Alexander Pope

Order is heaven's first law.
- 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

The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
- Alexander Pope

Blessed is the man who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
- Alexander Pope

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

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

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

Fondly we think we honor merit then,
When we but praise ourselves in other men.
- Alexander Pope

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

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

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

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

The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
- Alexander Pope

Never find fault with the absent.
- Alexander Pope

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

But Satan now is wiser than of yore,
and tempts by making rich,
not making poor.
- Alexander Pope

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

Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
- Alexander Pope

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

Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see,
Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild;
In Wit a man; Simplicity,
a child.
- Alexander Pope

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

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

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

Pride is still aiming at the best houses:
Men would be angels,
angels would be gods.
Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell;
aspiring to be angels men rebel.
- Alexander Pope

The same ambition can destroy or save,
and make a patriot as it makes a knave.
- Alexander Pope

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

How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense,
and love the offender, yet detest the offence?
- Alexander Pope

Remembrance and reflection how allied.
What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
- Alexander Pope

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

And all who told it added something new,
and all who heard it, made enlargements too.
- Alexander Pope

The most positive men are the most credulous.
- 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

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

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

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


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