"Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell aspiring to be angels men rebel."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Alexander Pope on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Alexander Pope on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Alexander Pope on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Alexander Pope on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Alexander Pope on Dalai Lama
"Health consists with temperance alone."
"Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below."
"So vast is art, so narrow human wit."
"True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance."
"All nature is but art unknown to thee."
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