Alexander Pope

1688 - 1744

A Quote by Alexander Pope on love, separation, remembrance, recollection, and eloise and abelard

The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on poetry and writing

For what I have publish'd, I can only hope to be pardon'd; but for what I have burned, I deserve to be prais'd.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: The Preface Of 1717

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A Quote by Alexander Pope

How happy is the blameless vessle's lot!  The world forgetting, by the world forgot.  Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind!  Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Eloisa to Abelard

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A Quote by Alexander Pope

She moves a goddess, and she looks a queen.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Translation of the Iliad, 1715

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on good

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Ask you what provocation I have had? The strong antipathy of good to bad.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: On Paradise Lost

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on gifts, good, heaven, science, and worth

Good sense, which only is the gift of Heaven, And though no science, fairly worth the seven.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays. Epistle iv. Line 43.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on atoms, god, heroism, and world

Who sees with equal eye, as God of all, A hero perish or a sparrow fall, Atoms or systems into ruin hurl'd, And now a bubble burst, and now a world.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on children, manners, simplicity, and wit

Of manners gentle, of affections mild, In wit a man, simplicity a child.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Epitaph on Gay.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on feeling, principles, and religion

Genuine religion is not so much a matter of feeling as a matter of principle.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on atoms, god, heroism, and world

Who sees with equal eye, as God of all, A hero perish or a sparrow fall, Atoms or systems into ruin hurl'd, And now a bubble burst, and now a world.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 87.

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