Alexander Pope

1688 - 1744

A Quote by Alexander Pope on death and good

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Here am I, dying of a hundred good symptoms.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on ambition, destruction, and patriotism

The same ambition can destroy or save, And makes a patriot as it makes a knave.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on learning and style

Such labour'd nothings, in so strange a style, Amaze th' unlearn'd and make the learned smile.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part ii. Line 126.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on drinking and learning

A little learning is a dang'rous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, And drinking largely sobers us again.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part ii. Line 15.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on god, mind, science, and soul

Lo, the poor Indian! whose untutor'd mind Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind; His soul proud Science never taught to stray Far as the solar walk or milky way.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 99.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope

Fix'd like a plan on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle ii. Line 63.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on god, honesty, and work

An honest man's the noblest work of God.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on eternity, home, hope, life, and soul

Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest. The soul, uneasy and confined from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 95.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death and hope

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Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope

But where's the man who counsel can bestow, Still pleased to teach, and yet not proud to know?

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: An Essay on Criticism, 1711, 1. 72

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