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295 Famous Quotes by Alexander Pope
5/21/1688 - 5/30/1744
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From hyperborean skies Embodied dark, what clouds of vandals rise.

Sky Quotes, by Alexander Pope , Source: The Dunciad (III, l. 85)

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From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part, And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art.

Grace Quotes, by Alexander Pope , Source: Essay on Criticism (l. 152)

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Wit is the lowest form of humor.

History Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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'Tis education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclin'd.

Education Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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

Knowledge Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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

Love Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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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!

Memory Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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

Criticism Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.

~curiosity Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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

Devil Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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

Fashion Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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

Gossip Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.

Gossip Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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But honest instinct comes a volunteer; Sure never to o'er-shoot, but just to hit, While still too wide or short in human wit.

Instinct Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the soul.

Merit Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.

Observation Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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When rumours increase, and when there is an abundance of noise and clamour, believe the second report.

Rumors Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity.

Curiosity Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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Our proper bliss depends on what we blame.

Blame Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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Is not absence death to those who love?

Absence Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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Fools admire, but men of sense approve.

Admiration Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Boldness Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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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.

Curiosity Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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In death a hero, as in life a friend!.

Death / immortality Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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

Forgiveness Quotes, by Alexander Pope

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