Alexander Pope Quotes About Dignity

Quotes about: Dignity
  • Be thou the first true merit to befriend, his praise is lost who stays till all commend.

    Alexander Pope, William Roscoe (1824). “The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by Himself and Others. To which are Added, a New Life of the Author, an Estimate of His Poetical Character and Writings, and Occasional Remarks”, p.113
  • Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue

    Alexander Pope (2012). “Essay on Man and Other Poems”, p.16, Courier Corporation
  • Virtue, I grant you, is an empty boast; But shall the dignity of vice be lost?

    Alexander Pope (1808). “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.339

Alexander Pope

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