"For Forms of Government let fools contest whatever is best administered is best."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Alexander Pope on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Alexander Pope on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Alexander Pope on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Alexander Pope on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Alexander Pope on Thomas Paine
"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."