Alexander Pope Quotes About Future

Quotes about: Future
  • In adamantine chains shall Death be bound, And Hell's grim tyrant feel th' eternal wound.

    Alexander Pope, John Wilson Croker, Whitwell Elwin, William John Courthope (1871). “The Works of Alexander Pope: New Ed. Including Several Hundred Unpublished Letters, and Other New Materials, Collected in Part by John Wilson Croker. With Introd. and Notes by Whitwell Elwin”, p.313
  • Oh, blindness to the future! kindly giv'n, That each may fill the circle mark'd by heaven.

    Alexander Pope (1820). “An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John Lord Bolinbroke. To which are Added the Universal Prayer, Messiah, and Elegy”, p.7
  • The search of our future being is but a needless, anxious, and haste to be knowing, sooner than we can, what, without all this solicitude, we shall know a little later.

    Alexander Pope, William Warburton (1788). “The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Six Volumes Complete. With His Last Corrections, Additions, and Improvements; Together with All His Notes, as They Were Delivered to the Editor a Little Before His Death: Printed Verbatim from the Octavo Edition of Mr. Warburton”, p.272

Alexander Pope

  • Born: May 21, 1688
  • Died: May 30, 1744
  • Occupation: Poet
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