Alexander Pope Quotes (863 quotes)
“Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place.”
The poetical works of Alex. Pope. With a sketch of the author's life (1825 edition)
Letter to Henry Cromwell (19 October 1709).
“Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies.”
The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes [&c.] by G. Croly (1835 edition)
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope (1787 edition)
The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by himself and others. To which are added, a new life of the author [&c.] by W. Roscoe (1847 edition)
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope (including His Translation of Homer). To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author, by Dr. Johnson (1830 edition)
“In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.”
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Three Volumes Complete : with His Last Corrections, Additions, and Improvements, Together with All His Notes, as They Were Delivered to the Editor a Little Before His Death : Together with the Commentary and Notes of Mr. Warburton (1819 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlexander Pope
Born: May 21, 1688
Died: May 30, 1744 (aged 56)
Bio: Alexander Pope was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson.