Alexander Pope Quotes.
Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne’er was, nor is, nor e’er shall be.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
The difference is too nice – Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
‘Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around!
Who shall decide when doctors disagree, And soundest casuists doubt, like you and me?
Nature and nature’s laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?
No one should be ashamed to admit he is wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
Passions are the gales of life.
To err is human; to forgive, divine.
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies.
A cherub’s face, a reptile all the rest.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.