Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet. He is best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer, and he is also famous for his use of the heroic couplet. He is the second-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations after Shakespeare.
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Man never thinks himself happy but when he enjoys those things which others want or desire.
Know then thyself presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man.
But blind to former as to future fate what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
Passions are the gales of life.
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true, Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
The same ambition can destroy or save and make a patriot as it makes a knave.