Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English satirical poet, critic, translator

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It is part of the cure to wish to be cured. [La., Pars sanitatis velle sanari fruit] - Alexander Pope
Haste is slow. [La., Festinatio tarda est] - Alexander Pope
Say first, of God above or man below, What can we reason but from what we know? - Alexander Pope
Honour and shame from no condition rise; Act well your part, there all the honour lies. (Essay on Man) - Alexander Pope
Our rural ancestors with little blest, Patient of labour when the end was rest, Indulged the day that housed their annual grain, With feasts, and off-rings, and a thankful strain. - Alexander Pope
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends. - Alexander Pope
Envy, to which the ignoble mind's a slave, Is emulation in the learned or brave. - Alexander Pope
Here files of pins extend their shining rows, Puffs, powders, patches, bibles, billet-doux. - Alexander Pope
Amusement is the happiness of those who cannot think. - Alexander Pope