Famous Quotes

To err is human; to forgive, divine.

Alexander Pope


Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.

Alexander Pope


Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.

Alexander Pope


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

Alexander Pope


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

Alexander Pope


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

Alexander Pope


On wrongs swift vengeance waits.

Alexander Pope


All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.

Alexander Pope


Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.

Alexander Pope


Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.

Alexander Pope


The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.

Alexander Pope


Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after.

Alexander Pope


At ev'ry word a reputation dies.

Alexander Pope


Like Cato, give his little senate laws, and sit attentive to his own applause.

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


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

Alexander Pope


Wit is the lowest form of humor.

Alexander Pope


Woman's at best a contradiction still.

Alexander Pope


'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

Alexander Pope


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

Alexander Pope


Men would be angels, angels would be gods.

Alexander Pope


The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.

Alexander Pope

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