Alexander Pope Quote


Alexander Pope
Picture Source: Wikimedia Commons
Alexander PopeShare on Facebook

Born: May 21, 1688

Died: May 30, 1744 (aged 56)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Alexander Pope was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson.

Quote of the day

The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.

Popular Authors

`