27 Alexander Pope Quotes ( To Get Inspired )

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How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot!
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind!
Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d

– Alexander Pope

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

– Alexander Pope

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To err is human, to forgive, divine.

– Alexander Pope

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Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

– Alexander Pope

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Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

– Alexander Pope

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A little Learning is a dangerous Thing.

– Alexander Pope

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A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.

– Alexander Pope

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A little learning is a dangerous thing.
Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring;
There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,
and drinking largely sobers us again.

– Alexander Pope

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What Reason weaves, by Passion is undone.

– Alexander Pope

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Wise wretch! with pleasures too refined to please,
With too much spirit to be e’er at ease,
With too much quickness ever to be taught,
With too much thinking to have common thought:
You purchase pain with all that joy can give,
And die of nothing but a rage to live.

– Alexander Pope

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Hope springs eternal in the human breast;
Man never Is, but always To be blest.
The soul, uneasy, and confin’d from home,
Rests and expatiates in a life to come.

– Alexander Pope

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Act well your part; there all the honour lies.

– Alexander Pope

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No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her;
but mainly a woman hates a man for being her friend.

– Alexander Pope

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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.

– Alexander Pope

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

– Alexander Pope

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Words are like Leaves; and where they most abound,
Much Fruit of Sense beneath is rarely found.

– Alexander Pope

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You purchase pain with all that joy can give and die of nothing but a rage to live.

– Alexander Pope

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

– Alexander Pope

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Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.

– Alexander Pope

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Our judgments, like our watches, none
go just alike, yet each believes his own

– Alexander Pope

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Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night:
God said, Let Newton be! and all was light.

– Alexander Pope

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To wake the soul by tender strokes of art,
To raise the genius, and to mend the heart

– Alexander Pope

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True ease in writing comes from art, not chance,
As those move easiest who have learn’d to dance.

– Alexander Pope

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

– Alexander Pope

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Men must be taught as if you taught them not,
And things unknown propos’d as things forgot.

– Alexander Pope

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If I am right, Thy grace impart
Still in the right to stay;
If I am wrong, O, teach my heart
To find that better way!

– Alexander Pope

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