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

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

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

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

Alexander Pope

Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.

Alexander Pope

Hope springs eternal in the human breast.

Alexander Pope

Order is Heaven's first law; and this confess, Some are and must be greater than the rest.

Alexander Pope

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

Alexander Pope
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