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Quotations by author » Alexander Pope
English Poet, 1688-1744
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Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
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Alas! the small discredit of a bribe - Scarce hurts the lawyer, but undoes the scribe
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All are but parts of one stupendous whole, whose body Nature is, and God the soul
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All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
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All is calm in this eternal sleep; here grief forgets to groan and love to weep.
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All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye.
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All nature is but art unknown to thee.
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All nature is but art, unknown to thee; all chance, direction, which thou canst not see; all discord, harmony not understood; all partial evil, universal good
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All nature is but art, unknown to thee; All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good; And spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear, Whatever is, is right
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All seems infected that the infected spy, As all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye
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Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think
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An excuse is worse than a lie, for an excuse is a lie, guarded.
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An honest man is the noblest work of God.
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An obstinate person does not hold opinions; they hold them.
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And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it made enlargements too
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And hence one master - passion in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest
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And you, brave Cobham! to the latest breath/ Shall feel your ruling passion strong in death.
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And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade.
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As some to church repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there
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As yet a child, not yet a fool to fame,/ I lisped in numbers, for the numbers came.
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