Alexander Pope, 1688 - 1744

English Poet


Source
Quotations


An Essay on Criticism (1711) 1.525
To err is human; to forgive, divine


An Essay on Criticism (1711) 1.625
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.


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Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think.


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An honest man is the noblest work of God.


An Essay on Criticism
A little learning is a dangerous thing;


Letter to Gay, October 6, 1727
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.