Alexander Pope

1688 - 1744

A Quote by Alexander Pope on blindness, failure, judgment, mind, pride, rules, vices, and weakness

Of all the causes which conspire to blind Man's erring judgment, and misguide the mind; What the weak head with strongest bias rules,- Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part ii. Line 1.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on dance and men

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Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on god and men

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Yes, I am proud; I must be proud to see Men not afraid of God, afraid of me.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: On Paradise Lost

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on love

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And love the offender, yet detest the offence.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Eloisa to Abelard, line 192.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on trifle

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At ev'ry trifle scorn to take offense.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: An Essay on Criticism, 1711, 1. 186

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on thought

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One thought of thee puts all the pomp to flight, Priests, tapers, temples, swim before my sight.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Eloisa to Abelard, 1717

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A Quote by Alexander Pope

Fire in each eye and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on heaven, laws, and order

Order is Heaven's first law.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 49.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on laws, nature, and order

Order is nature's first law.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: An Essay on Man

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on belief and justice

'Tis with our judgments as our watches,-none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part i. Line 9. 1711

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