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Alexander Pope
We may see the small value God has for riches, by the people he gives them to.

Alexander Pope
One science only will one genius fit so vast is art, so narrow human wit.

Alexander Pope
Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised.

Alexander Pope
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies

Alexander Pope
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.

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

Alexander Pope
Many people are capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing.

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

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