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Alexander Pope Quotes

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

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Authors, like coins, grow dear as they grow old:It is the rust we value, not the gold.
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#Gold

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Where'er you walk, cool glades shall fan the glade / Trees, where you sit, shall crowd into a shade: / Where'er you tread, the blusing flow'rs shall rise, / And all things flourish where you turn your eyes.
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#Cool

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Never elated when someone's oppressed, never dejected when another one's blessed.
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Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing
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#Action

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The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still
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#History

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No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.
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#English Poet #Hate

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Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
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#English Poet #Hope

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Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every foe.
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#Trust

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Wit is the lowest form of humor.
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#English Poet #Humorous

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Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined
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#Education

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For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
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#Angels #Top 100 #Famous #Pearls of Wisdom

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Man never thinks himself happy, but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire
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#Desire

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True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance
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#Art

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Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
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#Men #English Poet

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Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as things forgot.
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#Men #English Poet

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Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.
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#Men #English Poet