Alexander Pope Quotes

Our proper bliss depends on what we blame.

Alexander Pope

Some praise at morning what they blame at night.

Alexander Pope

To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines.

Alexander Pope

And wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.

Alexander Pope

A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.

Alexander Pope

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

Alexander Pope

Vice is a monster of such frightful mien as to be hated, needs but to be seen; but seen too oft, familiar with her face, we first endure, then pity, then embrace.

Alexander Pope

Then marble soften'd into life grew warm.

Alexander Pope

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

Alexander Pope

Die and endow a college or a cat.

Alexander Pope

The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.

Alexander Pope

Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.

Alexander Pope

Fools admire, but men of sense approve.

Alexander Pope

An obstinate man does not hold opinions, but they hold him.

Alexander Pope

At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense.

Alexander Pope

Then marble, soften'd into life, grew warm.

Alexander Pope

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