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Quotations by author » Alexander Pope
English Poet, 1688-1744
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"Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed" was the ninth beatitude
Blessings
'Tis but a part we see, and not a whole
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'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined
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'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
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'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in woman-kind
Perfection
'Tis with our judgment as our watches, none go just alike, yet each believes his own
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A brain of feathers, and a heart of lead
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A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest
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A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants
Family
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
God
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
Learning
A little learning is a dangerous thing;Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Learning
A man of business may talk of philosophy; a man who has none may practice it
Business
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
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A man should never be ashamed to own that he is wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
Men
A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity
Curiosity
A vast, vamped future, old, revived new piece.
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A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits
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A wit's a feather, and a chief a rod; An honest man's the noblest work of God
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Achilles' wrath, to Greece the direful spring/ Of woes unnumbered, heavenly goddess sing!
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