Fondly we think we honor merit then When we but praise ourselves in other men. Alexander Pope Quotes
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Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.

Alexander Pope

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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Health consists with temperance alone.
Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels angels would be gods. Aspiring to be
Not to go back is somewhat to advance and men must walk at least before they dance.
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