Famous quote by Alexander Pope

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Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what neer was, nor is, nor eer shall be

"Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be"

- Alexander Pope

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This quote by Alexander Pope is a suggestion that excellence is an unattainable goal. It is difficult to create something that is entirely flawless and without any mistakes. Pope is recommending that it is foolish to expect excellence from anything, as it is an unrealistic expectation. He is also implying that it is very important to accept flaws and to recognize that errors belong to life. This quote encourages us to be more accepting of our own defects and to be more understanding of the defects of others. It is a suggestion that perfection is a perfect, but it is not something that can be accomplished in truth.

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Alexander Pope This quote is written / told by Alexander Pope between May 21, 1688 and May 30, 1744. He was a famous Poet from England. The author also have 88 other quotes.

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