Best Satirical Quotes of English Poet Alexander Pope

Collection of most inspiring and satirical quotes by famous English poet Alexander Pope.

Alexander Pope is regarded as one of the greatest English poets, and the foremost poet of the early eighteenth century. He is best known for his satirical and discursive poetry, including The Rape of the Lock, The Dunciad, and An Essay on Criticism, as well as for his translation of Homer.

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Best Quotes by Alexander Pope

Health consists with temperance alone.

— Alexander Pope

Know then this truth enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.

— Alexander Pope

So vast is art so narrow human wit.

— Alexander Pope

True ease in writing comes from art not chance as those who move easiest have learned to dance.

— Alexander Pope

All nature is but art unknown to thee.

— Alexander Pope

A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.

— Alexander Pope

One science only will one genius fit so vast is art so narrow human wit.

— Alexander Pope

I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.

— Alexander Pope

For Forms of Government let fools contest whatever is best administered is best.

— Alexander Pope

Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods if angels fell aspiring to be angels men rebel.

— Alexander Pope

Woman’s at best a contradiction still.

— Alexander Pope

Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.

— Alexander Pope

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.

— Alexander Pope

If a man’s character is to be abused there’s nobody like a relative to do the business.

— Alexander Pope

The way of the Creative works through change and transformation so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.

— Alexander Pope

What some call health if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet isn’t much better than tedious disease.

— Alexander Pope

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

— Alexander Pope

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined.

— Alexander Pope

‘Tis education forms the common mind just as the twig is bent the tree’s inclined.

— Alexander Pope

For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight His can’t be wrong whose life is in the right.

— Alexander Pope

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

— Alexander Pope

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

— Alexander Pope

To err is human to forgive divine.

— Alexander Pope

But blind to former as to future fate what mortal knows his pre-existent state?

— Alexander Pope

A God without dominion providence and final causes is nothing else but fate and nature.

— Alexander Pope

All are but parts of one stupendous whole Whose body Nature is and God the soul.

— Alexander Pope

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

— Alexander Pope

An honest man’s the noblest work of God.

— Alexander Pope

Lo! The poor Indian whose untutored mind sees God in clouds or hears him in the wind.

— Alexander Pope

Slave to no sect who takes no private road But looks through Nature up to Nature’s God.

— Alexander Pope

Know then thyself presume not God to scan The proper study of mankind is man.

— Alexander Pope

For Forms of Government let fools contest whatever is best administered is best.

— Alexander Pope

The way of the Creative works through change and transformation so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.

— Alexander Pope

Know then this truth enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.

— Alexander Pope

What some call health if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet isn’t much better than tedious disease.

— Alexander Pope

Health consists with temperance alone.

— Alexander Pope

Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is but always To be Blest.

— Alexander Pope

Hope travels through nor quits us when we die.

— Alexander Pope

Wit is the lowest form of humor.

— Alexander Pope

The bookful blockhead ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.

— Alexander Pope

A little learning is a dangerous thing Drink deep or taste not the Pierian spring.

— Alexander Pope

No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.

— Alexander Pope

They dream in courtship but in wedlock wake.

— Alexander Pope

Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing more a cunning thing but very few a generous thing.

— Alexander Pope

Some old men continually praise the time of their youth. In fact you would almost think that there were no fools in their days but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.

— Alexander Pope

The most positive men are the most credulous.

— Alexander Pope

The way of the Creative works through change and transformation so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.

— Alexander Pope

A God without dominion providence and final causes is nothing else but fate and nature.

— Alexander Pope

All are but parts of one stupendous whole Whose body Nature is and God the soul.

— Alexander Pope

The learned is happy nature to explore The fool is happy that he knows no more.

— Alexander Pope

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

— Alexander Pope

All nature is but art unknown to thee.

— Alexander Pope

Slave to no sect who takes no private road But looks through Nature up to Nature’s God.

— Alexander Pope

Extremes in nature equal ends produce In man they join to some mysterious use.

— Alexander Pope

Behold the child by Nature’s kindly law pleased with a rattle tickled with a straw.

— Alexander Pope

The most positive men are the most credulous.

— Alexander Pope

One science only will one genius fit so vast is art so narrow human wit.

— Alexander Pope

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

— Alexander Pope

And after all what is a lie? ‘Tis but the truth in a masquerade.

— Alexander Pope

Know then this truth enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.

— Alexander Pope

Tis but a part we see and not a whole.

— Alexander Pope

Never was it given to mortal man – To lie so boldly as we women can.

— Alexander Pope

An honest man’s the noblest work of God.

— Alexander Pope

A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.

— Alexander Pope

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