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Alexander Pope

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What Reason weaves, by Passion is undone.

— Alexander Pope


To err is human, to forgive, divine.

— Alexander Pope

#forgiveness #humanity #mistakes #forgiveness

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

— Alexander Pope

#fear #fools #rush #tread #where

How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d

— Alexander Pope


How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!

— Alexander Pope

#doubt #how #prone #wise

A little learning is a dangerous thing. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring; There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again.

— Alexander Pope

#learning #poetry #sophomoric #criticism

If you want to know what God thinks about money just look at the people He gives it to.

— Alexander Pope

#misattributed-to-dorothy-parker #money

Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest. The soul, uneasy, and confin'd from home, Rests and expatiates in a life to come.

— Alexander Pope

#poetry #life

Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

— Alexander Pope

#poetry #soul #worth #beauty

Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.

— Alexander Pope

#secrecy #fame

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He then went to two Catholic schools in London. Dunciad and Moral Essays

Though the Dunciad was first publiAlexander Poped anonymously in Dublin its authorship was not in doubt. He also made friends with Whig writers Joseph Addison and Richard Steele.

Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations after Shakespeare and Tennyson.

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