Saturday, May 21, 2022

Something to think on …

What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.
— Alexander Pope, born on this date in 1688


  1. Where did you read this, Frank? It's astonishing, so I had to look it up, and I see it attributed to George Denison Prentice (1859) in a scientific quotation book and several other books. I see it attributed to Pope in motivational quotation books and other areas.

  2. And it doesn't sound like Pope, does it?

  3. Anonymous12:51 PM

    I got it A-Z Quotes. I assumed it was from one of Pope’s letters.