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Act well your part; there all honor lies.
Honor
Alexander Pope

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All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye.
Prejudice
Alexander Pope

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All nature is but art unknown to thee.
Nature
Alexander Pope

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An excuse is worse than a lie, for an excuse is a lie, guarded.
Excuses
Alexander Pope

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An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Honesty
Alexander Pope

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An obstinate person does not hold opinions; they hold them.
Opinions
Alexander Pope

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And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too.
Gossip
Alexander Pope

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At every trifle take offense, that always shows great pride or little sense.
Pride
Alexander Pope

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At every word a reputation dies.
Gossip
Alexander Pope

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Be not the first by which a new thing is tried, or the last to lay the old aside.
Change
Alexander Pope

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Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Beauty
Alexander Pope

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Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Children
Alexander Pope

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Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed was the ninth beatitude.
Disappointments
Alexander Pope

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Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly!
Credit
Alexander Pope

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But Satan now is wiser than of yore, and tempts by making rich, not making poor.
Wealth
Alexander Pope

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By foreign hands thy humble grave adorned; By strangers honored, and by strangers mourned.
Strangers
Alexander Pope

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Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Merit
Alexander Pope

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Curse on all laws, but those that love has made.
Law and Lawyers
Alexander Pope

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Did some more sober critics come abroad? If wrong, I smil'd; if right, I kiss'd the rod.
Critics and Criticism
Alexander Pope

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Die and endow a college or a cat.
Inheritance
Alexander Pope

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Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.
Education
Alexander Pope

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Fix'd like a plan on his peculiar spot, to draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.
Inertia
Alexander Pope

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

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Fools admire, but men of sense approve.
Admiration
Alexander Pope

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Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread.
Fools and Foolishness
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun