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All Quotes by author - Alexander Pope
" A brain of feathers, and a heart of lead. "
" A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest. "
" Act well your part, there all the honour lies. "
" A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature. "
" A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. "
" All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul. "
" All nature is but art unknown to thee. "
" And, after all, what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in a masquerade. "
" And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too. "
" And die of nothing but a rage to live. "
" An honest man's the noblest work of God. "
" 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. "
" At ev'ry word a reputation dies. "
" A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left. "
" Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. "
" Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw. "
" Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. "
" Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude. "
" But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state? "
" But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor. "
" Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. "
" Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined. "
" Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use. "
" Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men. "
" Fools admire, but men of sense approve. "
" Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. "
" For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best. "
" For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. "
" Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly. "
" Gentle dullness ever loves a joke. "
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