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Alexander Pope

Top 10 Alexander Pope Quotes,  English
Total Quotes : 111
Egg Vulgar Learned

The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.

- Alexander Pope

Health Alone Consists

Health consists with temperance alone.

- Alexander Pope

Intelligence Genius Folly

Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.

- Alexander Pope

Nature Law Kindly

Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.

- Alexander Pope

Soul Strike Wins

Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

- Alexander Pope

May Pretty Wins

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

- Alexander Pope

Best Government Contest

For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best.

- Alexander Pope

Reputation Word Dies

At ev'ry word a reputation dies.

- Alexander Pope

Through Travels Nor

Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die.

- Alexander Pope

Hope Always Eternal

Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest.

- Alexander Pope

Fate Blind His

But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?

- Alexander Pope

Angels Tread Where

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

- Alexander Pope

Wiser Satan Making

But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor.

- Alexander Pope

Faith His Modes

For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right.

- Alexander Pope

Wise Doubt How

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!

- Alexander Pope

Education Mind Common

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.

- Alexander Pope

Act Honour Part

Act well your part, there all the honour lies.

- Alexander Pope

New Tried Nor

Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.

- Alexander Pope

Wealth Means Get

Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place.

- Alexander Pope

Face Rest

A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest.

- Alexander Pope