Joseph Merrick Quote


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Tis true, my form is something odd 
 but blaming me, is blaming God, 
 Could I create myself anew 
 I would not fail in pleasing you.  - Joseph Merrick
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Joseph Merrick
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Born: August 5, 1862

Died: April 11, 1890 (aged 27)

Bio: Joseph Carey Merrick, sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man. He became well known in London society after he went to live at the London Hospital. Merrick was born in Leicester and began to develop abnormally during the first few years of his life.

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