Alexander Pope Quotes.
The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still.
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
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.
Some praise at morning what they blame at night, but always think the last opinion right.
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit a man; Simplicity, a child.
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
On life’s vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?
Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always to be blest.
On wrongs swift vengeance waits.