Horace Walpole Quote


Horace Walpole
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Horace WalpoleShare on Facebook

Born: September 24, 1717

Died: March 2, 1797 (aged 79)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Author, politician

Bio: Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill, the home he built in Twickenham, south-west London where he revived the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors, and for his Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto.

Quote of the day

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Aristotle

Popular Authors

Toni Morrison
Sarah Palin
Walter Scott
Vanna Bonta
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Arthur Schopenhauer
Friedrich Durrenmatt
James Thomson
Thomas Browne
Sun Tzu
Lord Byron
Alexis de Tocqueville
Che Guevara
Peter Drucker
Barack Obama
Gertrude Stein