Alexander Pope

1688 - 1744

A Quote by Alexander Pope on hell and rest

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To rest, the cushion and soft dean invite, Who never mentions hell to ears polite.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays. Epistle iv. Line 149.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on yielding

Together let us beat this ample field, Try what the open, what the covert yield.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 9.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on fear and understanding

Truths would you teach, or save a sinking land? All fear, none aid you, and few understand.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 261.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on contentment, pain, and virtue

Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, Content to dwell in decencies forever.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays. Epistle ii. Line 163.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on extremism and virtue

Virtuous and vicious every man must be,- Few in the extreme, but all in the degree.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle ii. Line 231.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope

Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 271.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on cowardice and slavery

What can ennoble sots or slaves or cowards? Alas! not all the blood of all the Howards.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle iv. Line 215.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on education, justice, and mind

T'is education forms the common mind: Just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on learning

The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on god and reason

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Say first, of God above or man below, What can we reason but from what we know?

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 17.

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