Alexander Pope

1688 - 1744

A Quote by Alexander Pope on beauty

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Fair tresses man's imperial race insnare, And beauty draws us with a single hair.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: The Rape of the Lock. Canto ii. Line 27.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on beauty and force

'Tis not a lip, or eye, we beauty call, But the joint force and full result of all.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part i. Line 45.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on nature and schools

Some are bewildered in the maze of schools, And some made coxcombs nature meant but fools.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Criticism. Part i Line 26.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on bliss, death, hope, mortality, and pain

Vital spark of heav'nly flame! Quit, oh quit, this mortal frame: Trembling, hoping, ling'ring, flying, Oh the pain, the bliss of dying!

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: The Dying Christian to His Soul, 1712, st. 1

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on books, fate, heaven, and present

Heaven from all creatures hides the book of Fate, All but the page prescrib'd, their present state.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 77.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on anger, faults, and revenge

To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on justice and past

When much dispute has past, we find our tenets just the same at last.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on death and pain

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Die of a rose in aromatic pain.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Essay on Man. Epistle i. Line 200.

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on admiration and men

Fools admire, but men of sense approve.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on age, devil, god, men, sacrifice, and virtue

When men grow virtuous in their old age, they only make a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Thoughts on Various Subjects

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