Alexander Pope quotes

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Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction: absence does ...
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 ...
Dear, damned, distracting town, farewell!
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
One science only will one genius fit;
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
Fondly we think we honour merit then,
When we but praise ourselves in other men.
lf, presume not to God to scan;
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
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Then say not Man's imperfect, Heav'n in fault;
Say rather, Man's as perfect as he ought:
In Pride, in reas'ning Pride, our error lies;
All quit their sphere, and rush into the skies.
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Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,
The proper study of mankind is Man.
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