Quotes by Alexander Pope

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
– Alexander Pope

To err is human, to forgive, divine.
– Alexander Pope

Pleased to look forward, pleased to look behind, and count each birthday with a grateful mind.
– Alexander Pope

Extremes in nature equal ends produce; In man they join to some mysterious use.
– Alexander Pope

Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
– Alexander Pope

An honest man’s the noblest work of God.
– Alexander Pope

The ruling passion, be it what it will, The ruling passion conquers reason still.
– Alexander Pope

What Reason weaves, by Passion is undone.
– Alexander Pope

Where beams of imagination play,
The memory’s soft figures melt away.
– Alexander Pope

An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie;for an excuse is a lie guarded.
– Alexander Pope

Death, only death, can break the lasting chain;
And here, ev’n then, shall my cold dust remain.
— Alexander Pope

Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.

– Alexander Pope

The world forgetting by the world forgot.
— Alexander Pope

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

If you want to know what God thinks about money just look at the people He gives it to.
— Alexander Pope

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