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Alexander Pope's Quotes


  Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  The most positive men are the most credulous.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  My garden, like my life, seems to me every year to want correction and require alternation.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor lies.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  Act well your part, there all the honour lies.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.  
 -  Alexander Pope