Alexander Pope Quotes

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

Alexander Pope

To err is human, to forgive, divine.

Alexander Pope

An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded.

Alexander Pope

An excuse is worse than a lie, for an excuse is a lie, guarded.

Alexander Pope

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

Alexander Pope

Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave: Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise, - His pride in reasoning, not in acting lies

Alexander Pope

Love, free as air at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies.

Alexander Pope

Atheists put on false courage in the midst of their darkness and misaprehensions, like children who, when they fear to go in the dark,will sing or whistle to keep their courage.

Alexander Pope

Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread.

Alexander Pope

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

Alexander Pope

All other goods by fortune's hand are given: A wife is the peculiar gift of Heaven.

Alexander Pope

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

Alexander Pope

Wholesome solitude, the nurse of sense!

Alexander Pope

On wrongs swift vengeance waits.

Alexander Pope

Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.

Alexander Pope

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