Alexander Pope

1688 - 1744

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

Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise!

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part ii. Line 32.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on contentment, happiness, and wishes

Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Ode on Solitude, c. 1700

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

A wit 's a feather, and a chief a rod; An honest man 's the noblest work of God.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 247.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on happiness, style, and wit

But let a lord once own the happy lines, How the wit brightens! how the style refines!

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part ii. Line 220.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on agreement, chaos, confusion, earth, order, variety, water, and world

Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain Here earth and water seem to strive again, Not chaos-like together crushed and bruised, But, as the world, harmoniously confused: Where order in variety we see, And where, though all things differ, all agree.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Windsor Forest, 1713

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on joy and soul

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The soul's calm sunshine and the heartfelt joy.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 168.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope

Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part ii. Line 53.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on angels, death, and fear

Nay, fly to altars; there they'll talk you dead; For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: An Essay on Criticism

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