Today is the birthday of Alexander Pope (May 21, 1688 – May 30, 1744), essayist, critic, satirist and poet.
"Fools rush in where angels fear to tread." - Alexander Pope
"A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring." - Alexander Pope
"Fame, wealth, and honour! what are you to Love?" - Alexander Pope
"If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business." - Alexander Pope
"No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday." - Alexander Pope
"The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person." - Alexander Pope
"Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing." - Alexander Pope
"The proper study of Mankind is Man." - Alexander Pope
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